Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd & Anor [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWCA Civ 189
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, A-Typical Working
Issues covered: Agency Workers

The respondent is an employment agency and it provides agency workers to the Royal Mail.  The issue arising in this case related to Regulation 13 of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.  This provides that an agency worker has during an assignment the right to be informed by the hirer (Royal Mail) of any relevant vacant posts.  This is to give the agency worker the same opportunity as a comparable worker to find permanent employment with the hirer.  

The respondent argued that the ET had failed to properly interpret the Regulation.  They argued that the agency worker only needs to be informed of the vacancies rather than being given the opportunity to apply

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This article is correct at 23/02/2022

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