Open consultation

Enforcement of employment rights recommendations

Summary

We're seeking views on the recommendations in the Review of Modern Working Practices on the enforcement of employment rights.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

We’re seeking views on the recommendations in the Matthew Taylor Review of modern working practices on the enforcement of employment rights.

This consultation:

  • sets out the government’s intention to enforce a wider range of basic employment rights on behalf of vulnerable workers
  • seeks evidence on the extent of the problem faced by low paid workers in accessing sick pay and holiday pay to help target enforcement efforts
  • sets out the government’s plans to simplify the enforcement process for employment tribunal awards
  • outlines the government’s intention to introduce a naming scheme for unpaid employment tribunal awards
  • takes forward the review’s recommendations that employment tribunal judges should be obliged to consider stronger punishments for employers who ignore previous tribunal judgments
  • seeks views on how best to implement these measures

Further detail

On 7 February 2018 we published the government response to the Matthew Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices along with this and 3 other related consultations:

Documents

Consultation on enforcement of employment rights recommendations

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Ways to respond

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Email to:

Enforcement.emp.rights.consultation@beis.gov.uk

Write to:

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Labour Markets, 1st Floor, Spur 2
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET

Published 7 February 2018