Agency Temps Not Entitled To The Same Hours As Directly-Hired Workers

7th August 2019 by

The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR), which implement the EU Directive on Temporary Agency Work into UK law, apply to those workers who are supplied by a temporary work agency to work temporarily for and under the supervision and direction of a hirer. Under the AWR, once a twpemporary agency worker has worked in the same job for the same hirer for a period of 12 calendar weeks, they are entitled to the same basic employment and working conditions as if they had been recruited directly by the employer. Continue reading →