Keith Ewing

Human Rights at Work: possibilities and problems for Labour Law

Wednesday 1 July 2015

A one-day conference

GMB, 22 Stephenson Way,
Euston, London

The Institute of Employment Rights in association with Morrish Solicitors LLP

Write up:

1 July 2015

By Roger Jeary, IER Blogger

On the hottest day in London this year, the Institute welcomed delegates to the GMB London Office to hear from leading legal and academic experts on the impact of government promises to repeal the Human Rights Act and replace it with a British Bill of Rights. The conference programme also looked at the wider impact of human rights on the world of work and what it might mean for labour law in the UK.

TTIP, ISDS and INTA; the elephant in the room

5 June 2015

By Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC

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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is the secret trade deal currently being negotiated between the EU and the USA. Its text is a closely guarded secret shared only by the negotiators (including representatives of multinational corporations). Drafts are withheld from both MEPs and members of all the European national Parliaments (as well as US congress and senate members).

Trade Unions and the General Election 2015

13 May 2015

By Professor Keith Ewing

Shortly after the general election in 2010, I wrote in these columns that Cameron would win the 2015 general election (Morning Star, 18 June 2010). The reason for this was largely historical. In this country Tory governments typically get at least two terms. Indeed since the end of the Second World War only one Tory government – that elected on 1970 – has failed to do so.

Pensions dispute: Bullying tactics violate workers' human rights

11 November 2014

By Professor Alan Bogg, University of Oxford and Professor K D Ewing, King’s College London.

How should workers respond to bullying and intimidation tactics used by employers during industrial action disputes? Two leading academics consider the current dispute in the university sector.

Collective Bargaining is key

4 September 2014

By Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC

Economic justice is a prerequisite to social wellbeing

28 August 2014

By Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC

A new pamphlet charts, with great clarity, the path to greater economic equality, write Keith Ewing and John Hendy

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