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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.

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.

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

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

“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.

New Bill will abolish insecure work

The Status of Workers Bill was introduced to the House of Lords today.