Survey backs call for temps directive amendment

first_img Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. More evidence that employers are opposed to the draft EU Agency WorkersDirective has been uncovered in an internet survey. Nearly two-thirds of the firms surveyed by hotrecruit.com were against theproposed EU Agency Worker’s Directive, saying it would have a detrimentalimpact on the number of temps they employ. A quarter of companies surveyed reveal they are employing more temporaryworkers than ever since the downturn to help them through busy periods. The research, released during temps week, follows the Manpower/PersonnelToday survey that shows that most employers believe the directive would damagetheir business and UK plc. The draft directive will give temporary workers the right to the same payand conditions as permanent employees after just six weeks of employment.Personnel Today is calling for the six week qualification period to be raisedto one year of continuous employment. To contribute to the Government’sconsultation on the directive visit www.dti.gov.uk/er/agency/directive.htm Survey backs call for temps directive amendmentOn 15 Oct 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more