Latest from IER Keep up to date with the latest employment law news and analysis. Latest news See all news News - 24 Sep 2021 Hospitality staff get tips protection after five-year wait Former Business Secretary Sajid Javid initially promised the new law in 2016. News - 24 Sep 2021 Carers get a week off work, but they won’t be paid The government is introducing a week of unpaid leave for workers with caring duties. News - 24 Sep 2021 Govt offers workers “right to ask nicely” for flexible working conditions The government's proposals have been criticised for "tinkering around the edges". Latest comment See all comment Comment - 12 Sep 2021 How Newham is fighting back against insecure work with the country’s first Employment Rights Hub Rokhsana Fiaz OBE Comment - 2 Aug 2021 Corporate power in international supply chains Bert Schouwenburg Comment - 23 Jul 2021 Why legislation is needed to stop fire and rehire Barry Gardiner Comment - 18 Jun 2021 Are investors waking up to labour rights? Alice Martin Press releases Read more Press Releases - 24 Sep 2021 Labour’s Fair Pay Agreements policy “wise and progressive” Experts at the independent think tank, the Institute of Employment Rights, welcome today's Labour Party proposal for Fair Pay Agreements. Press Releases - 10 Sep 2021 Bill to abolish insecure work gains cross-party support; passes into Committee stage The Status of Workers Bill was supported by Crossbench, Conservative, Green and Labour Party peers in the House of Lords today.