Legislation Briefings

The Right to Strike: A Comparative Perspective

A study of national law in six EU states

Edited by Arabella Stewart & Mark Bell

IER Briefing: Modernising labour law to meet the challenges of the 21st century

March 2007

IER response to the European Union Commission Green Paper on Modernising labour law to meet the challenges of the 21st century and the UK’s House of Lords Select Committee on the Euorpean Union request for submissions.

IER Submission: The Right to Strike


The Institute of Employment Rights’ submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, prepared by Keith Ewing and John Hendy.

Reviewing The Employment Relations Act 2003


In February 2003 the government circulated its consultation paper reviewing the operation of the Employment Relations Act 1999.

Briefing: The Need for a Trade Union Freedom Bill

March 2006

In early 2006 the Institute produced a Briefing on the proposed Trade Union Freedom Bill. We hope to produce more of these Briefings as the Bill progresses.

Briefing: Equality

September 2003

In 2003 the Institute gathered together a small Working Group of equlaity experts to assess the European Framework Directive on Equal Treatment in Employment and Occupatioin 2000 and its likely impact on UK law.

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