Agency Worker Regulations come into force

The Agency Worker Regulations 2010, reported in an earlier bulletin, come into force today, 1 October 2011.

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The Agency Worker Regulations 2010, reported in an earlier bulletin, come into force today, 1 October 2011. Agency workers who are contracted by employment agencies to work under the direction and control of the agencies’ clients will be entitled to “Day 1” rights from today, including  access to information about vacancies in the hirer organisation and access to hirer facilities such as work-site canteens but will not qualify for equal treatment in relation to pay and holidays until 25th December 2011 at the earliest.

For further information on the Agency Worker Regulations please see our news item dated 6 May 2011.

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