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Temporary Agency Work Provisions in Effect

PRACTICE AREA GROUP: Employment, Pensions and Benefits
DATE: 04.07.2012

The President signed the Protection Of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 has been signed into law. Most of the provisions of the Act are deemed to have come into effect on 5 December 2011 and the remaining provisions come into effect on 17 May 2012.

The Act gives effect to Directive 2008/104/EC on temporary agency work and for that purpose amends certain existing legislation. The purpose of the legislation is to as to give equal treatment in terms of basic working and employment conditions for temporary agency workers as if they were recruited directly by the hirer to the same job.

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