Food delivery giant lobbies MPs for low pay
Thursday 30th Mar 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
SUPPORT staff at Watford General Hospital in London voted overwhelmingly yesterday in favour of strike action against appalling conditions including zero-hours contracts and low pay.
The 300 workers are employed as cleaners, domestics and porters by health privateer Medirest, one of...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
BEN UPTON reports on the cycle couriers using mobile technology to organise workers
Monday 20th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Number on hated zero-hours contracts shoots up by 13% in past year
Thursday 16th Mar 2017
Labour demands we follow New Zealand’s lead and outlaw hated super-exploitative practice
Saturday 4th Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
BOSSES are giving workers on zero-hour contracts just 48 hours notice of their shifts, new research shows today.
Citizens Advice said it found a minority of firms have practices which make it “challenging” for many on variable hour contracts to manage their work-life...
Thursday 19th Jan 2017
Staff on contracts lose out on wages of full-time colleagues
Friday 30th Dec 2016
Campaign targets Glasgow’s worst employers
Friday 2nd Dec 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
COUNCILLORS in Calderdale pressed ahead yesterday with plans to force foster carers onto zero-hours contracts.
They did their best to ignore protesters outside Halifax Town Hall on Wednesday night as they “nodded through” the jobs attack at their monthly council...
IAN HODSON writes on the fight on both sides of the Atlantic for a proper living wage and trade union rights for everyone
Tuesday 29th Nov 2016