Government postpones agency workers directive until 2011

October 2009
People Management;10/22/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p7
The article reports on the decision of the British government to postpone the implementation of the European Union (EU) agency workers directive in Great Britain. According to the government, the directive will not be implemented until the latest possible date of October 2011. The decision was supported by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Mike Emmott of the CIPD cites the potential of the legislation to undermine Great Britain's flexible labour market.


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