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Employment Rights Bill


 

Employment Rights Bill

 

 
 

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Employment rights for United Kingdom workers

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Employment Rights Bill

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A

Bill

To

provide that, notwithstanding the European Communities Act 1972, workers

or members of a trade union who are UK nationals shall have rights of

employment in the United Kingdom equal to or as favourable as those

afforded to foreign nationals or conferred by the United Kingdom Parliament. 

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and

consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present

Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

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Employment rights for United Kingdom workers

(1)   

Notwithstanding the European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68), including

rulings of the European Court of Justice, nothing in Article 49 EC or Directive

96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision

of services, shall operate to prevent or inhibit workers or members of a trade

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union who are United Kingdom nationals from rights of employment in the

United Kingdom equal to or, as favourable as those afforded to foreign

national or as conferred by the United Kingdom Parliament.

(2)   

This Act shall be binding in legal proceedings in the United Kingdom.

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This Act may be cited as the Employment Rights Act 2009.

 

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