Indirect Discrimination and Fixed Term Workers

A few weeks ago I made reference to the preamble of European Council Directive 1999/70/EC on fixed term appointments which states that the "parties to this agreement recognise that contracts of an indefinite duration are, and will continue to be, the general form of employment relationship between employers and workers." Likewise, the Civil Service Management … Continue reading Indirect Discrimination and Fixed Term Workers

Civil Service Recruitment and Agency Worker Regulations

I have just been made aware of an interesting first tier tribunal decision that is becoming more and more of an issue for union members who are agency workers on long term contracts. Paragraph 13 of the Agency Worker Regulations 2010 states that 13.—(1) An agency worker has during an assignment the right to be … Continue reading Civil Service Recruitment and Agency Worker Regulations