Earlier today, the Government published the document ‘The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.’ As you can imagine, it holds an extensive amount of information and therefore, we have reviewed and summarised the update in relation to employment law for you.
Theresa May has specified that her proposal to honour the result of the referendum, will maintain our current high standards on consumer and employment rights.
It has been proposed that the UK and EU will commit to the non-regression of employment standards. Therefore, existing workers’ rights under the EU law will continue post Brexit.
The EU’s chief negotiator, Michael Barnier, will now review the full proposals before further negotiations with the UK next week.