- Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
- Part of:
- Trade Union Act and Labour market reform
- 15 July 2015
We are analysing your feedback
Visit this page again soon to download the outcome to this public feedback.
We’re seeking your views on changes to regulations banning employers from hiring agency staff during strike action.
This consultation ran from
This consultation seeks your views on the impact of removing Regulation 7 of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Currently Regulation 7 prohibits employment businesses from providing agency workers to:
- cover the duties normally performed by an employee of an organisation who is taking part in a strike or other industrial action
- cover the work of an employee covering the duties of an employee taking part in a strike or other industrial action
The government wants to remove this regulation. It would allow employers facing industrial action to hire temporary agency workers from employment businesses to perform some of the functions not being carried out due to the industrial action.
Ref: BIS/15/416 PDF, 410KB, 15 pages
Ref: BIS/15/420 PDF, 521KB, 36 pages
This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
Published: 15 July 2015