Migrant Workers Leaving Before Brexit: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 18 September 2018
Patricia Rooney
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I am a Human Resource Manager in an agri-food sector company.  Recently, we have found that our migrant workers are beginning to leave before Brexit.  What can I do to encourage the employees to stay or source alternate workers to fill their vacant positions?

The UK government has confirmed that full freedom rights of EEA workers will end in December 2020 and therefore, I understand why your workers are beginning to return home or find alternative employment in another European country. 

Your employees who are EU citizens living in the UK may be eligible for “settled status”.  Those who have worked for the Company in the UK for at least 5 years could apply for a

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