Latest from IER Keep up to date with the latest employment law news and analysis. Latest news See all news News - 30 Jul 2021 Labour Party recommits to IER proposal for universal status of worker The Labour Party has confirmed that it will continue to push for the reform of the employment status system to abolish insecure work. News - 30 Jul 2021 Unions celebrate win over third-party harassment protection The government has announced that employers will be liable for protecting their workers from third-party harassment. News - 30 Jul 2021 UK lawyers hit back at govt attempts to ‘undermine rule of law’ The Prime Minister has echoed the comments of Priti Patel in saying lawyers are "lefties" who act against the public interest. Latest comment See all comment Comment - 23 Jul 2021 Why legislation is needed to stop fire and rehire Barry Gardiner Comment - 18 Jun 2021 Are investors waking up to labour rights? Alice Martin Comment - 16 Jun 2021 Govt plans raid on trade union finances Tony Burke Comment - 2 Jun 2021 Wales is leading the UK in progressive trade union policy Lord John Hendy QC Press releases Read more News Press Releases - 26 Jul 2021 “Devil will be in the detail” of Labour Party’s ‘new deal for working people’ The IER welcomes the Labour Party's continued commitment to trade union rights, but warns that careful policymaking is critical to its success. Press Releases - 26 May 2021 New Bill will abolish insecure work The Status of Workers Bill was introduced to the House of Lords today.