Employment Status Part II - Agency Workers

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 10 December 2010 Issues covered:

Employment status has caused myriad problems for lawyers, employers, employees and even the judiciary over the years. In the second of two articles, Gerald Buckley from Ronan Daly Jermyn Solicitors, Cork, give us his views on the subject. The focus today is on agency workers, a particularly important subject in the light of the need to implement the Directive on Temporary Agency Work by the end of 2011. 

1. Introduction

The status and rights of agency workers has been the subject of litigation for many years. When trying to establish the identity of the agency worker’s employer, difficulties arise in determining whether the agency or end-user is classified as such. In addition to this,

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