Zero-hour Contracts Comparison: NI, ROI and GBPosted in : Comparative Employment Law Table on 20 August 2018
In this podcast our experts discuss significant developments relating to zero-hours contracts and the status of individuals in Northern Ireland, GB and Ireland. Zero-hours contracts are useful where the work demands are irregular or there's not a constant demand for staff. It can provide a level of flexibility for the individual, allowing them to work around other commitments, for example, childcare. However, one of the key difficulties associated with zero-hours contracts is the precarious nature of the contract and the lack of any associated employment rights.
Keywords: Zero-hours Contracts; Casualisation of Working; Status of Individuals; Employment Rights
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