Challenging Race Discrimination at Work

By Karon Monaghan

Published in March 2000

This timely publication, by one of the UK’s leading barristers in race law, provides a comprehensive guide to the complexities of UK race discrimination law.

The book is designed to help trade union representatives challenge race discrimination at work and includes an overview of the Race Relations Act together with detailed chapters on identifying and proving race discrimination in the workplace through to bringing a complaint to an Employment Tribunal. This chapter also gives an overview of the remedies that might be available to a successful complainant in an ET.

Employment Rights: Building on Fairness at Work

Published in March 2000

Since taking office in 1997 the government has introduced a national minimum wage for the first time in this country, and delivered the manifesto promise to implement a statutory right to trade union recognition. The GCHQ ban has been lifted, and the government has committed itself more wholeheartedly to the implementation of European social policy than its predecessors.

The Institute of Employment Rights was invited by a number of trade unions to consider what steps might be taken in the future to build on these achievements: how to build on the new fairness at work legislation.

Trade Union Rights in South Africa: the Labour Relations Act 1995

By Roger Welch

Published in February 2000

Trade Union Rights in South Africa: the Labour Relations Act 1995 is the fourth in a series of Comparative Notes published by the Institute of Employment Rights.

Age Discrimination in Employment

By Malcolm Sargeant

November 1999

In 1999 the government introduced a Code of Practice on Age Discrimination in Employment. The aim of the Code is to introduce good practice into employers’ policies on recruitment, selection, promotion, training, redundancy and retirement. It is argued that when 12% of employers feel that people aged 30 are too old to employ, and another 25% believe 50 is too old then some form of protection against discrimination is required.

Labour Law Review 1999

By Jennifer Eady and Jeremy McMullen QC

Published in September 1999

Each year the Institute publishes a short review of the main legal developments of the last 12 months - both statutory laws and court decisions.

This year the Review includes information on the Employment Relations Act and also looks at how the Courts have dealt with cases emanating from the Disability Discrimination Act, the Working Time Regulations, changes in the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations and the Sex Discrimination (Gender Reassignment) Regulations.

A5; 36pp; ISBN 1 873271 71 9;



Developing Recognition and Representation in the UK: How Useful is the US Model?

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By Brian Towers

Published in September 1999

This book is the third in a series of Comparative Notes published by the Institute of Employment Rights.

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