Employment Rights Publications

Re-regulating Zero Hours Contracts

By Zoe Adams and Simon Deakin

Published July 2014

According to the authors of this timely report, the current debate over zero hours contracts is generating more heat than light. ZHCs are highly profitable for employers, but lead to insecurity of income and low pay for workers.

Labour Law Highlights 2013

By Rebecca Tuck, Betsan Criddle & Stuart Brittenden

Published in September 2013

An update on employment law and highlights of cases this year that reflect the change in the labour law landscape under the Coalition government.

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Days of Action: The legality of protest strikes against government cuts

K D Ewing and John Hendy QC

Published in October 2011

This latest publication from the Institute considers whether a day of action called by the TUC and trade unions, taking place on a weekday and intended to protest at the government's cuts and austerity measures, could be lawful in the UK in the light of recent jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights




Publications on Employment Rights

All Institute publications that analyse and discuss employment rights are listed below. You can read more information on each issue by clicking on the titles.

Labour Law Highlights 2019

Edited by Stuart Brittenden and Betsan Criddle

Published March 2019

In this popular annual update to case law, the IER’s regular team of barristers at Old Square Chambers guides readers through key decisions in the last year that may prove instructive to trade unions and potential claimants as to the likely approach of Judges to forthcoming cases.

The Welfare State, wages & work: Disintegration or renewal?

By Keith Puttick

Published March 2019

In this book, Keith Puttick examines the work-welfare interface through time, highlighting how changes in attitude and policy around the benefits system has had a deleterious effect on labour standards in the workplace

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