Bill seeks rights for agency staff

Chubb, Laura
February 2008
People Management;2/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p16
The article reports on a bill that seeks rights for agency staff in Great Britain. The issue on employee rights are said to have been reignited by the agency workers private members' bill, which was due for its second reading in the House of Commons. The bill was brought by Labour MP Andrew Miller and seeks to enhance protection for temporary workers who it claims are subjected to inferior pay and conditions.


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