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UK cannot beat Coronavirus without adequate sick pay, govt warned

A cross-party group of MPs and the TUC have both warned the government that adequate sick pay is essential in the fight against Covid-19.

MPs, unions & businesses urge govt to extend Job Retention Scheme

The government has been warned that thousands of jobs will be lost if the Job Retention Scheme ends abruptly with nothing to replace it.

Govt considers pay freeze for lowest earners

The Low Pay Commission says it will consider an "emergency brake" on pay rises for those on the National Living Wage.

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Comment - 18 Sep 2020

Five key issues for unions to take to Starmer talks

Sarah Glenister
Comment - 14 Sep 2020

Covid-19 and workplace rights

Lord John Hendy QC
Keith Ewing
Comment - 2 Sep 2020

The myth of the labour market

Lord John Hendy QC
Keith Ewing

Press releases

IER experts submit fair recovery plan to Labour Party policy forum

IER experts have submitted 41 recommendations to transform the world of work.

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.