Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill 2007-08
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
|Bill as introduced - html version||06.02.2008|
Summary of the Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill 2007-08
The Bill would provide for equal treatment between agency workers and those working directly for an employer, in respect of ‘basic working and employment conditions’ including pay.
- The Bill’s provisions largely follow EU Commission proposals produced in 2002 for an EC Directive which has failed to make progress at the European Council of Ministers
- There are detailed provisions on enforcement allowing for the creation of a regulatory authority, appointment of statutory officers and provision for alternative dispute resolution.
The Bill was withdrawn at Committee stage.
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