Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd & Anor Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA Civ 189
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, A-Typical Working
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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