Consultation on draft Regulations to implement the Agency Workers Directive

Close date: 11 December 2009

The Government consults on draft Regulations to implement the Agency Workers Directive, which gives agency workers the right to equal treatment with permanent employees doing the same job, in basic employment conditions. This right will come into effect after the agency worker has spent 12 weeks in a given role. The Regulations will come into force on 1 October 2011.
Consultation document: Implementation of the Agency Workers Directive: consultation on draft Regulations (on the BIS website)
Government response: Implementation of the Agency Workers Directive: response to consultation on draft Regulations (PDF format, 250K) (on the BIS website)