When pressed about whether or not EU worker rights would be brought into UK law through primary legislation, business, energy and industrial strategy minister Greg Clark declined to provide assurances.
The Government gave limited assurances on the future of UK employment rights derived from EU law at a parliamentary debate on Brexit and workers' rights on 7 November.
Updated to include information on R (on the application of Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, in which the High Court ruled that Parliament must vote on triggering art.50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
What are the implications for employers of the UK's referendum vote in favour of leaving the EU? There is now further uncertainty on timescales for the UK's withdrawal from the EU following the High Court's decision that the Government cannot trigger Article 50 without a vote by Parliament in favour of doing so.
A letter with 170 questions on the Government's approach to Brexit negotiations, including the future of employment rights in the UK, was sent to Brexit secretary David Davis from Labour shadow cabinet members on 11 October 2016.
The Government has announced that it will repeal the 1972 European Communities Act (ECA) - the key piece of legislation that gives direct effect to all European Union law in the UK.
As Theresa May rejects the idea of a points-based immigration scheme for EU workers, employers continue to face uncertainty as to the long-term impact of the Brexit vote on UK employment laws. We provide a practical checklist to help employers prepare for the UK's departure from the EU.
CIPD research has revealed that almost half of employees are fearful of the future after the UK voted to leave the EU, with the proportion rising in the public sector.
New rules on the offence of employing illegal workers and other changes under the Immigration Act 2016 take effect on 12 July 2016.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to domestic employment measures.