"All the social rights in employment currently required by EU law would be potentially vulnerable”.
We asked employment law expert Michael Ford QC to identify the rights that he believes are most at risk after Brexit. They include:
This independent legal opinion, commissioned by the TUC from Michael Ford QC of Old Square Chambers, identifies the dangers of Britain leaving the EU for working people and their rights at work. It lists the rights that would be most at risk of being diluted or scrapped after Brexit, and it considers the mechanisms for disapplying EU workplace laws in the UK.