UK workers in a time of Brexit December 8, 2016Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
…companies should start drawing up a list of regulations they want to see abolished or reformed.
Gove highlighted a government-commissioned report by Marc Bolland, the former chief executive of Marks & Spencer, which ran through a list of EU employment protections it would like to see withdrawn or changed including pregnant worker proposals, the agency workers directive, the acquired rights directive and the working time directive.
Oh, there’s lip service paid to the ‘concerns of the TUC’ but…
John Longworth, the former chair of the British Chamber of Commerce, who campaigned to leave, told the committee that he thought the “opportunities for deregulation are legion”.
“Some of it will be to do with employment rights. Some of it will be to do with the fact that people might not be allowed to do overtime that they wish to do,” he said, citing lorry drivers as an example.