Resources and information about the right to work for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and their family members

This video is a three-minute introduction to your employment status in the UK, your rights, and how to claim them, by the Work Rights Centre.

 

Right to Work – Just Rights Scotland

This factsheet created by Just Rights Scotland provides a brief summary of your right to work as an EU citizen or family member of an EU citizen in Scotland.

What are your rights at work? How much holiday entitlement do you have? What is the minimum wage for regular and for agricultural workers? What is the maternity leave? Check your rights at the Scottish Government website.

Experiencing problems at work? These pages include information on conflict resolution strategies, legal proceedings, and support available in Scotland. They will help you understand how to tackle it and what to do at each stage, whether you’re sorting things out informally, taking out a grievance or making a claim to an employment tribunal.

The Brexit information provided by Scottish Enterprise (SE), Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), Skills Development Scotland (SDS), and Business Gateway (BG) on one handy website.

UK Government has published a toolkit that “equips employers with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.

Scottish government website about preparing your business for Brexit, with most up-to-date links and information on support for EU citizens.

How to support EU citizens through the Brexit process? What are employers’ responsibilities? Check the guide developed as part of the #WeAreScotland campaign.

This guidance explains what employers must do to prevent illegal working in the UK by carrying out document checks on people before employing them to make sure they are allowed to work.

This checklist explains the types of documents that are acceptable for checking an employee’s right to work and how long the check is valid.

Employers must carry out right-to-work checks on their employees. This code of practice provides practical guidance on how to avoid illegal discrimination when carrying out the checks.

Employers can check the details of a job applicant’s right to work in the UK, including the types of work they’re allowed to do and how long they can work in the UK if there’s a time limit.

 

Employers can ask the Home Office to check an employee’s or potential employee’s immigration status. They need to get the employee or potential employee’s permission to make the check.

Employers must carry out right-to-work checks on their employees. This code of practice provides practical guidance on how to avoid illegal discrimination when carrying out the checks.