Union pursues key legal case on outsourcing

Public services union Unison is continuing to support a key case affecting outsourced workers that is now going to the European Court of Justice. The union argues that workers transferred to the Parkwood company by Lewisham Council in South East London have the right, under the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations (Acquired Rights Directive) to continue to benefit from pay increases negotiated as part of the national local government agreement. The outcome of the case has implications for thousands of other workers across the sector. [Read more at > Unison (EN)->http://www.unison.org.uk/asppresspack/pressrelease_view.asp?id=2819]

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