What rights do agency workers have?

  • May 04, 2017

Employment law and employment rights are complicated. Different rights originate from a range of different pieces of legislation and regulations, enforced by a variety of different bodies.Too often the average person doesn’t understand their rights at work or when job-seeking.

When people don’t understand their rights it means they risk accepting inappropriate or even unlawful treatment at work and when work-seeking.Workers who know their rights make for a more engaged, powerful and satisfied workforce.

As an REC member, you are an expert about the labour market and employment rights and protect the workers you send out on assignment. 

We distilled the key things everyone should know about agency workers’ rights into this helpful factsheet.