Bosses’ zero-hours contracts obsession has sent workers’ rights back to an age where miners’ pay was decided by the price of coal, industrial experts have claimed.
A Wales TUC paper launched at the Welsh Assembly last night warns the assault on workers’ rights...
Wednesday 21st Jan 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
KAREN WILLIAMS and JEAN JENKINS outline the problems of so-called ‘flexible’ employment contracts which only benefit
posted by Morning Star in Features
Workers on zero-hours contracts earn hundreds of pounds a week less than permanent staff, new research has revealed today.
A study by the TUC showed that average weekly earnings for zero-hours workers are almost £300 lower at £188 compared to £479 for those on...
Monday 15th Dec 2014
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Tuesday 9th Dec 2014
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Miliband was right to make challenging inequality the key plank of his fightback speech
Friday 14th Nov 2014
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Thousands campaign against super-exploitative employment practices
Wednesday 5th Nov 2014
Tuesday 28th Oct 2014
While we campaign for better workers’ rights at home, we cannot ignore injustice and exploitation abroad, says JIM SHERIDAN
Tuesday 23rd Sep 2014
Monday 8th Sep 2014
Congress voted unanimously to campaign for the abolition of zero-hours contracts — except where expressly requested by the worker.