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Here you will find our 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.
- 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.
Bill to abolish insecure work to be debated in Lords
The Status of Workers Bill has its second reading in the House of Lords today, Friday 10 September 2021.
News Press Releases
- 26 Jul 2021
“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.
- 26 May 2021
New Bill will abolish insecure work
The Status of Workers Bill was introduced to the House of Lords today.
- 6 Apr 2021
IER experts to hold free seminar on new trade union rights Bill
Experts from the Institute of Employment Rights (IER) will hold a free seminar on the new Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill on Tu
- 25 Mar 2021
IER launches free seminar on govt failings over Covid health and safety
The IER will hold a free-to-attend seminar on the government and HSE's response Covid-19 in the workplace at 10am on Tuesday 30 March 2021.
- 11 Mar 2021
UK government downplaying Covid-19 workplace risk, report warns
The risk of Covid-19 transmission in the workplace remains significant and is being dangerously downplayed by the UK government's light-touch approach
- 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.
- 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.
- 15 Apr 2020
Over 11 million workers may face destitution due to gaps in the government’s Coronavirus income protection plans
Analysis by Lord John Hendy QC finds that over 11 million people could face significant financial hardship during the current crisis.
- 9 Apr 2020
New report reveals how the UK has fallen foul of international labour law
IER has published an expert-led analysis of the international laws to which the government to conform.