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The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Protection from Detriment in Health and Safety Cases) (Amendment) Order 2021

11 August 2021
Amends/Commences: Employment Rights Act 1996 Comes into force: 31st May 2021
Jurisdiction: GB

The rights of an employee to not be detrimentally treated due to leaving a workplace, or refusing to return to one, when doing so to protect themselves or others are extended to ‘limb (b) workers’. This means that workers registered as self-employed and providing services as part of someone else’s business are now protected under part of the Employment Rights Act 1996.
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