Nurse-on-Call and Krankowska & Others (AWC/14/12, Determination No. AWD 1514

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    Determination No. AWD 1514
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Issues covered: Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012,; Agency Workers

Background to the Act

When the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 was introduced in May 2012, there was some speculation that its failure to provide for a comparator that the claimant agency worker could compare his or her less favourable treatment to, would lead to a low number of claims. This is because an agency worker under the legislation is only entitled to the same basic working and employment conditions as if he or she were employed by the hirer to the same or a similar job. 

One the first significant decisions of the Labour Court on appeal under this Act -

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This article is correct at 18/11/2015
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