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Repeal Bill: No immediate change for workers' rights

EU-derived legislation such as the Working Time Directive, TUPE and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will continue to apply once the UK formally leaves the union, it has been confirmed.

The 66-page Repeal Bill, otherwise known as the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, was published yesterday, aimed at bringing reams of EU law into the UK statute book.