You will find below a list of all the latest press releases from the Institute of Employment Rights, covering our publications, consultation responses, briefings and events.
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Workers are integral to saving the flailing construction industry - so why not let them have a voice?
16 January 2013
Yesterday (15 January 2013), Minister for Construction and Tory MP Michael Fallon announced the launch of an 18-member advisory council, which has been developed by Government Chief Construction Adviser Peter Hansford in order to look at ways to help the flailing construction industry get back on its feet.
14 September 2012
By Roger Jeary
The announcement today (Friday 14th September) by Vince Cable Secretary of State for Business, that tribunal awards for unfair dismissal will be limited to 12 months net pay or national median earnings (£26,000) is the latest in the weakening of employment rights in the UK. Of course, as has been stated and written so many times before, no-one for one moment believes that this will create one single job or boost the economic recovery currently being undermined by the austerity programme of the Chancellor. So why do it?
25 July 2012The IER asks why G4S tried to fill 10,400 roles with a deal so poor for workers that Locog does not even expect the guards to turn up for duty.
20 June 2012
Statutory places for worker reps on remuneration committees would be a far more effective way to control executive pay, says IER.