Boost for agency workers' rights

June 2009
RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Jun2009, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p5
The article reports on the implementation of the European Agency Workers Directive which aims to give temporary workers the same pay and conditions like the permanent staffs get in government plans in Great Britain. It intends to give workers who were hired from a temporary work agency and have spent 12 weeks in a job, the same basic employment rights like those workers who were hired by the employer. It also aims to increase the access of workers on pay conditions, training and childcare.


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