Health and Safety “Detriments” under S 44 ERA are now extended to workers as well as employees.

New Regulations, The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Protection from Detriment in Health and Safety Cases) (Amendment) Order 2021. extend the protection afforded to employees by S44 ERA 96 to workers also.

The extension to workers applies to any detriments taking place on or after 31 May 2021.

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