Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford yesterday detailed the core principles of a new Social Partnership Bill to the Welsh Assembly, which will make it easier for unions, employers and government to work together to provide fair work and a strong, productive economy for all.
Last night (Thursday 23 May 2019) at the annual PCS conference, Labour's Minister for Labour Laura Pidcock confirmed that the party would adopt key recommendations from the IER's Manifesto for Labour Law.
The Fair Work Commission, instructed by Wales' First Minister to make evidence-based proposals for encouraging good workplace practices in the nation, has recommended the government refer to the Institute of Employment Rights' Manifesto for Labour Law.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) - the workers’ rights arm of the United Nations - has urged world leaders to promote collective bargaining as a first line of defence at a time when the rapid automation of work is putting jobs under threat.
In September 2018, at TUC Congress, the Institute of Employment Rights launched its influential report - Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law. Its key recommendations have been adopted by the Labour Party and found support among left-wing political parties and major unions across the UK.