make provision for the creation of a single status for workers by amending the meaning of “employee”, “worker”, “employer” and related expressions in the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, the Employment Rights Act 1996 and cognate legislation; and for connected purposes.
The Status of Workers Bill [HL] is a Lords Private Members' Bill tabled by Lord Hendy.Is this Bill currently before Parliament?
Yes. This Bill was introduced on 06 December 2023 and is currently before Parliament.Whose idea is this Bill?
As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an Member of the House of Lords (Lord Hendy), not the Government.What type of Bill is this?
Lords Private Members' Bills can be tabled by any member, at any time during the Session. A number of Lords may win ballot slots to receive precedence in the Lords.So is this going to become a law?
Lords PMBs are extremely unlikely to become law. Unless the Bill receives unanimous support from MPs and can pass 2nd Reading in the Commons without debate, it will not proceed further in the Bill process.Would you like to know more?
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