Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012
Transfer of staff of dissolved body to Authority.
21.— (1) Every person who, immediately before the establishment day, was a member of the staff of a dissolved body shall, on the establishment day, become and be a member of the staff of the Authority on the establishment day.
(2) Save in accordance with a collective agreement negotiated with a recognised trade union or staff association concerned, a person referred to in subsection (1) shall not, while in the service of the Authority, be subject to less beneficial conditions in relation to remuneration than the conditions in relation to remuneration to which he or she was subject immediately before the establishment day.
(3) In subsection (2), a reference to conditions in relation to remuneration does not include conditions in relation to superannuation.
(4) In relation to a person who becomes a member of the staff of the Authority under this section, previous service with a dissolved body shall be reckonable for the purposes of, but subject to any exceptions or exclusions in, the Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2007, the Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001, the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997, the Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005, the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007, the Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term) Work Act 2003, the Parental Leave Acts 1998 and 2006, the Carer’s Leave Act 2001, the Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994 and 2001, the Maternity Protection Acts 1994 and 2004 and the Adoptive Leave Acts 1995 and 2005.