Latest from IER Keep up to date with the latest employment law news and analysis. Latest news See all news News - 31 Jul 2020 Public back a better pay deal for public sector workers More than four out of five want public sector workers to get a pay rise. News - 31 Jul 2020 Govt ‘dragging its feet’ on tackling racism, watchdog head says Outgoing Chair of the EHRC says govt is reluctant to take action against known racial disparities in the UK. News - 31 Jul 2020 New law protects redundancy pay for some furloughed workers Only those who are classed as an 'employee' and have been with the same employer for more than two years will be entitled to the new protection. Latest comment See all comment Comment - 22 May 2020 No safety without the unions Lord John Hendy QC Keith Ewing Comment - 20 May 2020 Victory on government funding of sick pay for care workers: Some background and implications Lydia Hayes Comment - 19 May 2020 When is it right to stop the job? Carolyn Jones Comment - 13 May 2020 In search of the Covid-secure workplace Steve Tombs 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.