Latest from IER Keep up to date with the latest employment law news and analysis. Latest news See all news News - 23 May 2022 Government’s controversial Public Order Bill met with opposition Union concern that measures will be used against pickets in industrial disputes. News - 20 May 2022 Long-awaited White Paper on fire reform published – the FBU respond The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) described the White Paper as a “threat to our rights and our service.” News - 19 May 2022 Prison officers call for an end to ‘draconian’ ban on them taking strike action At POA conference 2022 delegates support a motion to end the ban on them taking strike action. Latest comment See all comment Comment - 20 Apr 2022 Solidarity support for Clark’s workers Nigel Costley Comment - 14 Apr 2022 What the UK could learn from New Zealand’s planned labour laws Tony Burke Comment - 4 Apr 2022 ‘Fire and Replace’ NOT ‘Fire and Rehire’: What is to be done? Keith Ewing - 1 Apr 2022 Shapps’ P&O response is far from adequate Lord John Hendy QC Press releases Read more Press Releases - 24 Sep 2021 Labour’s Fair Pay Agreements policy “wise and progressive” Experts at the independent think tank, the Institute of Employment Rights, welcome today's Labour Party proposal for Fair Pay Agreements. Press Releases - 10 Sep 2021 Bill to abolish insecure work gains cross-party support; passes into Committee stage The Status of Workers Bill was supported by Crossbench, Conservative, Green and Labour Party peers in the House of Lords today.