Author: Ben Sellers

“Seismic shift” needed in migrant workers’ rights

IER report calls for new regime to respect and protect migrant and local labour

The Lords debates the Minimum Service Levels Code of Practice

Government's controversial legislation avoids serious damage

Lord John Hendy: “This Bill contravenes the rule of law.”

The Chair of the Institute of Employment Rights (IER) speaks on the Minimum Service Levels Code of Practice in the House of Lords.

Unions “won’t rest” until draconian anti-strike laws are repealed

Unions fire warning at government as minimum service level regulations pass – saying the fight against the legislation “doesn’t stop here”

The Strikes (Minimum Services Levels) Act 2023

The IER publishes a new briefing on the Strikes (Minimum Services Levels) Act, as the trade union movement meets to fight the anti-strike laws

FBU leader Matt Wrack attacks Tory anti-strikes laws

TUC President issues warning as trade unions discuss campaign of non-compliance

The Institute publishes new briefing on the Strikes (Minimum Services Levels) Act

Written by Professor Keith Ewing and Lord John Hendy KC

New report finds most employees aged 16-24 miss out on key employment rights 

Young people are also much more likely to be employed on zero-hours contracts

RMT members vote to accept pay deal and end their rail strikes until at least Spring 2024

Members of the RMT union agreed to an offer from 14 train companies

COP28: Trade unions call for a labour-inclusive Just Transition 

ITUC demands that a comprehensive Just Transition Work Programme, with labour issues at its core, is agreed at the climate negotiations

National Minimum Wage to rise to £11.44 per hour

The minimum wage, known officially as the National Living Wage, is currently £10.42 an hour for workers over 23
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