In an article for Financial World, our Employment team examines how Brexit may lead to changes in UK employment law, with some involving a possible watering down of workers’ rights. 

An essential part of the UK’s exit from the European Union will be a repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 – the primary legislation that incorporates European law into domestic UK law. This is pivotal for industrial relations because a weighty proportion of the UK’s labour law derives from the EU. The UK government has already committed to converting all employment legislation into domestic law so, at least in the short term, the effect should be negligible…

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