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TEMPORARY WORK: Employers' duties to seasonal and student workers

01 September 2017  

Anthony Fincham and Rachel Easter consider the employment rights of interns, work experience students and temporary workers providing holiday cover or support during busy periods

Many employers will have offered work experience or internships to students over the summer holidays or taken on temporary workers as holiday cover. It is also common to bring in extra staff to provide support during busier periods, such as the lead-up to Christmas in the retail sector. This article answers some of the main questions organisations have about temporary seasonal and student workers.


Last modified on 01 September 2017