Author: IER

Future workers rights legislation in Northern Ireland

Conor Murphy, Economy Minister, answered questions in the NI Assembly on the intended way forward for employment law

Ministers’ decision to reintroduce tribunal fees criticised by lawyers, unions and rights groups

Nearly 50 organisations including the TUC, Citizens Advice, Joseph Rowntree Foundation & Maternity Action call on government to reconsider its plans

Eight years after Didcot: how long do the families have to wait?

Families Against Corporate Killers (FACK) statement on 8 years of the Didcot collapse investigation

Labour’s New Deal on workers rights leaves UK business ‘on edge’

"A battle over workers’ rights is already prompting disquiet across UK boardrooms and will play a central role in the next general election campaign"

Government issue draft code of practice on dismissal and re-engagement

Guidance intended to tackle the use of controversial 'fire and rehire' practices.

Colleges’ vindictive threat against lecturers is a clear anti-trade union assault

The actions of Scotland’s colleges are reprehensible, and are drawn straight from the anti-trade union playbook, say EIS

Minimum Service Levels not needed for nuclear, says Government

The Department for Energy Security & Net Zero has no current plans for minimum service levels regulations in the nuclear sector

Europe’s bid to boost gig workers’ rights fails again

Europe's attempt to give workers at Uber & Deliveroo and other online platforms more social and labour rights falls as France abstain

Row rumbles on as business leaders line up against a ‘full fat’ New Deal for workers

Labour faces pressure to water down its plans

Anti-strike law: Minimum service levels for fire and rescue services in England

February FBU circular from Matt Wrack, general secretary

New ecocide Bill ‘should not punish staff’

The Scottish Parliament and Government can provide leadership

Women in the UK’s public services repeatedly denied flexible-work requests, says Unison

Inconsistent, rigid and unimaginative employers are denying individuals the flexibility they need
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