Recent Developments in Employment Law and Employment Relations Issued: 04/01/2012

Posted in : Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 4 January 2012 Issues covered:

Happy New Year to all our readers. We hope you are all settling back in and are ready for the challenges that face us in 2012.

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has been very busy whilst most of us were enjoying the festive break or activities leading up to it. Three major developments have recently taken place:

1. The Publication of the Agency Work Bill (see Legal-Island article 947 issued 20th December from Jennifer Cashman of RDJ for detailed analysis), which has retrospectively introduced rights for agency workers from 5th December 2011. In particular, Jennifer recommended that all HR practitioners, agencies and client companies alike should familiarise themselves with the

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