Employment: TUC Fights Zero Hour Contracts

The TUC has recently polled people on zero hour contracts and the abuses that a lot of these workers have faced are simply not acceptable in a developed society. Zero hour contracts must be abolished. https://www.tuc.org.uk/blogs/uk-firms-used-18-million-zero-hour-contracts-2017-its-time-ban-zero-hour-contracts


Employment: The Low Pay Trap

The Social Mobility Commission has produced an analysis that states that only one in six low-paid workers in the last 10 years managed to secure a full-time job with better pay. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/oct/19/uks-low-pay-culture-traps-people-in-poorly-paid-jobs-study-finds