GFTU General Secretary Doug Nicholls congratulates IER on 30 years of progress

The General Secretary of the GFTU, Doug Nicholls, has recorded a Happy Birthday message to the Institute of Employment Rights on the occasion of our 30th Anniversary Year.

As part of the year-long celebrations – which follow our greatest success so far: the adoption of our Manifesto for Labour Law as a blueprint for future employment legislation by the Labour Party – we are raising money to create new digital materials, develop our policy recommendations further, and generate a cash reserve to avoid repeat fundraising.

The IER is a charity and relies entirely on donations from those who wish to see an alternative to neoliberalist policy in the UK. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those who have helped us to meet our objectives over the past 30 years – financially or otherwise. However, we do still need your help…

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Winning a Statutory Youth Service

Doug Nicholls reflects on the momentus Roundtable event which took place at the Palace of Westminster on 23rd April 2018. He posits that there are shifts towards a new Youth Service with support from key politicians, youth organisations and young people. Setting the political and economic context, Nicholls suggests how a new youth service if both needed and affordable.

GDPR Data Protection Training

The GFTU has organised a series of training

opportunities to ensure that unions are aware of

the new data protection legislation, the role of the

Information Commissioner’s Office, and the data

protection obligations that they need to adhere to in

the new regulations.

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