ALMOST two-thirds of people in precarious work are not taking sick days when ill for fear of losing their job or not being paid, a new study revealed yesterday.
Polling results unveiled at GMB Congress showed that up to a third of the workforce are currently in the “gig...
Monday 5th Jun 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
The debate on the so-called ‘gig economy’ is ignoring the voices of workers. But, says EMILIANO MELLINO of the IWGB, we're changing that
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
BEN UPTON reports on the cycle couriers using mobile technology to organise workers
Monday 20th Mar 2017
BEN COWLES explores how the Tories’ deliberate refusal to clamp down on exploitative employment practices has given rise to the ‘precariat’ class
Saturday 11th Mar 2017
THE Treasury is losing £4 billion a year through an explosion of low-paid and insecure jobs, new research revealed yesterday.
The rise in zero-hours contracts and poorly paid self-employment has led to a tax shortfall and higher in-work benefit payments, the TUC said.
Wednesday 15th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Appeal court backs sacked plumber’s claim to be a worker
Saturday 11th Feb 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain