New measures to protect vulnerable agency workers

Close date: 31 May 2007

The Government consults on plans to protect vulnerable agency workers and clamp down on rogue employers. Measures include plans to alert potential migrant workers to their rights and making clear in guidance that driving agencies who flout the law and knowingly allow drivers to work beyond their hours can face criminal prosecution.
Consultation document:
Consultation on measures to protect vulnerable agency workers (PDF format, 803K) (on DBERR website)
Government response:
Protecting vulnerable agency workers: Government response to consultation (November 2007) (PDF format, 281K) (on DBERR website)