Strike Rules in the EU 27

The Institute has always argued that the right to strike is a fundamental, basic right. It is a freedom enshrined in international law and enjoyed – to various degrees – by most workers across the globe.

This report, produced by the European Trade Union Institute in 2007, provides an interesting and useful overview of the different legal frameworks covering the right to strike across Europe.

Seminar Papers: Worked to the Bone: Regulating the UK’s Long-hours Culture

Speakers’ papers from

Worked to the Bone: Regulating the UK’s Long-hours Culture
Wednesday 15 March 2006

This seminar examined:
—the original purpose of the European Working Time Directive and the rights it provides
—what impact the UK Working Time Regulations have had on Britain’s long-hours culture
—how the debate on ending the UK’s opt-out is developing in Europe, and
—what improvements came be made to the current Regulations.

DTI ASLEF Consultation Document

DTI Consultation Document


ASLEF v UK case for URL

A Chronology of Labour Law 1979 - 2017

The IER compiled a chronology of employment and trade union legislation introduced between 1979 and 2000 with the aim of exposing the impact of Tory-inspired legislation for trade unionists.

That chronology has since been updated by Jonathan Jeffries, Andrew Morretta and Alex Just. It now extends to 2017

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