December 02, 2019
With the General Election just around the corner we take a brief look at the three main parties’ manifestos and how they will impact on employment law.
The Conservative Party manifesto offers little in both future promises and detail, preferring to focus on what they have so far done in government.
However, some of the future promises include:
The Labour Party manifesto focuses heavily on improving the rights of workers however much like the Conservatives there is a lack of detail regarding how these will be implemented. Some of the key proposals include:
The Liberal Democrat manifesto has fewer promises and focusses more on bringing the current law into the 21st century. Some key pledges made in the manifesto include:
Each manifesto is filled with proposals that intend to change the scope of employment law and give an indication of how employment law will transform, depending on the outcome of the election. However, as manifestos are not legally binding there is no guarantee that the promises contained within will come to fruition.
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