Latest from IER Keep up to date with the latest employment law news and analysis. Latest news See all news News - 8 Jan 2021 Youth wage gap at record high, research warns Minimum wage workers are now paid nearly twice that of apprentices. News - 8 Jan 2021 Rescuing hospitality sector ‘crucial’ to lives of BAME workers and their families, research suggests BAME workers are more likely to be employed in the hard-hit hospitality sector. News - 8 Jan 2021 Fat cats taking home 120 times more than average working The weakening of the trade union movement is one of the factors thought to be behind the rise in income inequality. Latest comment See all comment Comment - 7 Jan 2021 Collective bargaining promises in Brexit deal are nothing but hot air Nicola Countouris Keith Ewing Lord John Hendy QC Comment - How the Brexit deal threatens your rights at work Nicola Countouris Keith Ewing Lord John Hendy QC Comment - 17 Dec 2020 How a ruling in South Africa shines a light on the UK’s weak protections for domestic workers Virginia Mantouvalou Natalie Sedacca Comment - Laid bare: The scandal of expendable workers before, during and after Covid Rory O’Neill Press releases Read more Press Releases - 23 Jul 2020 IER experts submit fair recovery plan to Labour Party policy forum IER experts have submitted 41 recommendations to transform the world of work. Press Releases - 5 May 2020 Research: UK’s attitude to health and safety among the worst in Europe The UK’s commitment to ILO health and safety standards exceeds only that of Romania and Estonia among all EU Member States.