Hendy and Ewing to lead collective bargaining debate at Class National Conference

25 October 2013

President of the IER Professor Keith Ewing and IER Chair John Hendy QC will be leading the debate on collective bargaining at next weekend’s Class National Conference.

Existence of third blacklist confirmed

25 October 2013

A former senior executive at ACAS has been implicated in the blacklisting scandal following new evidence sent in a letter to the Scottish Affairs Committee (SAC) by the Information Commissioners' Office (ICO).

Two parliamentary committees criticise poor parliamentary practice in relation to Lobbying Bill

24 October 2013

The Coalition's Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill seems unable to garner any support outside of the government itself. Following widespread criticisms from charities, trade unions, the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (PCRC) and the general public, two further panels have weighed in on the serious problems with the legislation and its passage through parliament.

Bectu, AEP, POA become latest unions to get behind the manifesto for collective bargaining

For immediate release

24 October 2013

The number of unions officially backing the Institute of Employment Rights' Manifesto for Collective Bargaining has grown to 13 following the addition of media and entertainment union BECTU, the Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP) and the Professional Trades union for Prison, Correctional & Secure Psychiatric Workers (POA).

The Immigration Bill 'must address the exploitation of migrant workers'

23 October 2013

Labour has put forward amendments to the Tory-led Immigration Bill shifting the focus from the Coalition's campaign of putting harsh restrictions on immigrants, to addressing employers' exploitation of migrant workers.

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