Posts Tagged ‘zero hours contracts’

The Employment Good News Continues, But Pay in Real Terms Falls

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

The latest UK employment figures show that the numbers of people in work rose, unemployment fell and the number of economically inactive people reduced. (more…)

Government risks paying “high political price” if it fails to tackle insecurity at work, TUC head to warn

Monday, June 26th, 2017

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady will today (Monday) warn that the government that it risks paying a high political price if it fails to tackle insecurity at work. (more…)

BAME workers over a third more likely to be in insecure work, finds TUC

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

1 in 13 BAME workers now in temporary or zero-hours work, compared to 1 in 20 white

Number of black women on temporary contracts shoots up by 82% in five years (more…)

6% of all Employment Contracts are ‘Zero-Hours’

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

According to the latest estimates of the number of contracts that do not guarantee a minimum number of hours indicates that there are 1.7 million such contracts (more…)

Ed Miliband: Labour will tackle the zero-zero economy by ending exploitation of zero-hours contracts

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Ed Miliband will today (Saturday 15th November) declare that Victorian management practices which exploit zero-hours contracts have no place in the modern world and will be banned by a Labour government. (more…)

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