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Agency Workers Regulations, 2010

Agency Workers Regulations, 2010

The Agency Workers Regulations aim to give effect to the Temporary and Agency Workers Directive in UK law. They require employers to treat agency workers and permanent staff equally in their contract terms on:

  • Hours and holiday time
  • Pay, including sick pay
  • Time off for parenting (for women only)
  • Discrimination law (though this is unnecessary because agency workers are already explicitly covered by the Equality Act 2010

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