Latest from IER Keep up to date with the latest employment law news and analysis. Latest news See all news News - 6 Apr 2020 Lord John Hendy QC briefs on the gaps in the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme IER Chair, Lord John Hendy QC, warns that millions of workers risk destitution due to gaps in the Job Retention Scheme. News - 3 Apr 2020 44 experts; 23 proposals – how IER experts have responded to Coronavirus so far Over the last fortnight, the IER’s network of lawyers and academics has responded to the Coronavirus crisis and the government’s reaction. News - 27 Mar 2020 The major employers who continue to put profit above lives Thousands of workers are being put at risk by major employers flouting the government's advice over Covid-19. Latest comment See all comment Comment - 1 Apr 2020 Not Legislating in a Crisis? The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, Part 2 Michael Ford Alan bogg Comment - 31 Mar 2020 The coronavirus infected self-employment chickens have come back to roost – in their millions Mark Harvey Comment - 30 Mar 2020 The Coronavirus: Rights to Leave the Workplace and Strikes Stuart Brittenden Comment - 23 Mar 2020 Data is deepening our knowledge of job insecurity – there may be many more people in dire straits than we realise Alan Felstead Press releases Read more Press Releases - 6 Mar 2020 New report offers practical advice on protecting workers from dismissal over social media posts Press Releases - 14 Sep 2018 IER launches new proposals to end job insecurity and low pay 09 September 2018 Independent think tank the Institute of Employment Rights (IER) will launch a comprehensive package of labour law proposals – Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law – on Sunday 09 September at TUC Congress.