Response to Proposed Damages Claims (Scotland) Bill

thumbnail of DamagesClaims_EUDirectiveonH+S_ResponsetoBill_Apr2015The proposed Bill aims to ensure that all Scottish workers, no matter by whom they are employed, enjoy the benefit of the same level of protection to which they are entitled under European law and that every Scottish worker can rely directly upon European Directives in relation to worker safety to pursue a compensation claim if they are injured in circumstances where those directives are breached.
The Bill will, therefore, give employees effective legal protection against a breach of their rights under the European Framework Directive and Daughter Directives by making a breach of those Directives actionable in compensation claims for damages…

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