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Alternative Personal Work Contracts and Relations

David Cabrelli

in Employment Law in Context

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2014 | ISBN: 9780199644889
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191784583 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780199644889.003.0004
Alternative Personal Work Contracts and Relations

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This chapter first examines the two statutory constructs that have been formulated by the UK Parliament as a repository for the conferment of certain statutory employment rights. These two alternative personal work contracts — the ‘worker’ contract and the ‘contract personally to do work’ are intermediate contract types, lying somewhere between the contract of employment and the contract for services. The chapter then turns to legal status of agency workers. It examines whether the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 address the disadvantages experienced by this section of the UK workforce.

Keywords: UK Parliament; employment rights; contract of employment; agency workers; UK workforce; workers

Chapter.  19825 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Employment and Labour Law

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