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Headlines such as ‘Agency and temporary workers win rights deal’ have publicised the agreement brokered by the government between the TUC and the CBI. Though agency workers and temps have made some gains, the battle for equal treatment is far from over. There are 1.4 million agency workers in Britain. They have been getting a raw deal. They have no job security, no holiday entitlement, no right to sick pay, no right to maternity provision and no right to overtime rates.