Equality for Agency WorkersPosted in : Immigration and Employment Updates on 29 March 2011
The Temporary (Agency) Workers Directive 2008/104EC must be implemented in the UK by 5 December 2011 and will have major implications for agencies, hirers and agency workers. However, it would appear that UK employers are not prepared for the impending legislation. Recruitment company Randstad in its report “Shifting Sands” has reported that although agency workers make up approximately 4% of the UK workforce, 37% of employers are completely unaware of the agency workers legislation.
What are the Agency Workers Regulations?
The GB Regulations, the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, are due to come in to force on 1 October 2011. In Northern Ireland, legislation is still in draft format
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