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UK Agency Workers – understanding the new regulations

This post was also written by Carl de Cicco. The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (“AWR”) are due to come into force on 1 October 2011. The AWR put in place the requirements of the controversial EU Temporary Agency Workers’ Directive, which has to be implemented by 5th December this year. Last week, rumours circulated in the media … Continue Reading

EU Temporary Workers Directive approved by European Parliament

After many years of political wrangling, the European Parliament has finally approved a Directive giving new rights to temporary agency workers. The Directive must now be implemented into each Member State’s national laws within three years. The Directive should be accessible via this link as soon as it is available in its approved form.… Continue Reading