Theresa May’s announcement in April that there would be a snap general election on 8 June surprised many. It isn’t all about BREXIT and many will be pleased to learn that employment law proposals feature in many of the political parties’ manifestos, many focusing on an extension of worker’s rights. It is therefore appropriate and timely to have a look at the main parties’ individual employment law proposals as set out in their respective manifestos.

Conservatives

Labour

Liberal Democrats

Green Party

Scottish National Party (SNP)