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Agency Workers' Protection fails at the first legal hurdle

30 January 2013

By Roger Jeary

A recent employment tribunal has shown the Agency Workers' Regulations are easy for employers to escape.

Cullum McAlpine: Blacklist was used for Olympics Project

24 January 2013

Director of Sir Robert McAlpine Cullum McAlpine admitted using a blacklist to recruit for large public projects including the Olympics.

Tories 'sympathise' with victims of blacklisting, but reluctant to act

23 January 2013

Yesterday afternoon (23 January 2013), a debate was held in the House of Commons on blacklisting.

 

 

 

 

Cameron's EU speech may include some of the most worrying comments made by the Coalition so far

23 January 2013

By Roger Jeary

The EU is a Westminster village debate which bears little relevance to those outside other than the media and the boardrooms of commerce and industry.

Strengthening the Blacklisting Regulations: An Institute of Employment Rights Briefing

23 January 2013

The following briefing was produced for Labour MPs prior to the debate in Parliament on blacklisting on the afternoon of 23 January 2013

by Carolyn Jones

It is shameful that so little has been done to acknowledge the scandal of blacklisting and scandalous that even less has been done to compensate those who have suffered from this vile practice.

IER briefing on blacklisting

23 January 2013

The IER has sent a briefing to all Labour MPs ahead of today's debate on blacklisting, which is tabled to commence at 14:30. Our briefing is published below.

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