Under the terms of the agreement, nothing will change from the point of view of labour law until at least December 31, 2020. EU labour law will apply to the UK in the same way until the end of the transition period. These include all the new laws and all the judgments of the European Court of Justice that were issued during the transition period. The WAB agrees to withdraw Boris Johnson, which is a draft international treaty, into British law and gives the government permission to ratify it. On the European Union side, the European Parliament also approved the ratification of the agreement on 29 January 2020[40] and the Council of the European Union approved the conclusion of the agreement by e-mail on 30 January 2020. [42] That is why, on 30 January 2020, the European Union also tabled its instrument for ratification of the agreement, concluding the agreement[43] and allowing it to enter into force on the date of the UK`s withdrawal from the EU on 31 January 2020, at 11 .m GMT. The political declaration provides for the granting of adequacy status to the United Kingdom before the end of the transition period, until December 2020, and confirms that the European Commission will begin to assess the adequacy as soon as possible after the UK`s withdrawal. According to Sam Lowe, a trade fellow at the Centre for European Reform, the amendment excludes labour standards from dispute resolution mechanisms. [27] In addition, the Equal Competition Mechanism has been postponed from the legally binding withdrawal agreement to the political declaration,[24] and the line of the political statement that „the United Kingdom will consider taking into account alignment with trade union rules in the relevant areas“ has been removed.

[26] The most important elements of the draft agreement are:[21] The Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, officially titled the United Kingdom`s withdrawal agreement from Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community[3][4], is a treaty signed on 24 January 2020 between the European Union (EU), Euratom and the United Kingdom (United Kingdom). [5] the terms of the UK`s withdrawal from the EU and Euratom.