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This meeting will be held in Newcastle at The University of Northumbria, School of Law, City Campus East-1 at 6pm, finishing at about 7.30pm.

It will be held in the Harvard Lecture Theatre and details of room number will be notified in due course.

This lecture looks at the enormous changes which labour law has undergone in the last fifty years, reflected in the changing nature of University labour law courses. it charts the diminishing influence of trades unions and collective bargaining; the shift in the ideology of government and its attitude to industrial relations, particularly with the advent of Margaret Thatcher; the increasing role of the law in the regulation of employment rights; the growth of discrimination law; the impact of the EU; and the reaction of employers to these changes. Finally, there will be some speculation about the possible future development of labour law whether the UK is within or without the EU.

This meeting is open and free of charge to both members and non-members of the Society.

IMPORTANT: To secure a place you will need to pre-book your attendance by clicking here

All evening meetings offer 1.5CPD hours accredited by the SRA and BSB.

Please do not hesitate to contact jean@industriallawsociety.org.uk as soon as possible prior to the meeting if you need her to make particular arrangements for your participation.

Start Date: 13 Mar 2019