Temporary hitch? Agency Workers Regulations don’t apply to permanent placements
Moran v Ideal Cleaning Services Ltd was a claim made by individuals employed by one company, Ideal Cleaning Services, but placed with another company, Courtaulds Acetate, as cleaners. The claimants had worked at the Courtaulds site for ‘many years’, according to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). When they were made redundant in late 2012, they brought claims under the Agency Workers Regulations…
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