Zero hours contracts- an excuse for exploitation or a route to higher employment?Posted in : HR Updates on 20 August 2014 Issues covered:
Angela Schettino writes:
If you have been particularly busy with other things lately, you may have missed the recent debate about the rise of controversial Zero Hours contracts. This particular type of contract being one in which the employer is not obliged to offer work and therefore creates an uncertain platform upon which the zero hours worker must build an income, unsure from one week to the next if they will be offered any working hours at all.
Are you using Zero Hours contracts at the moment? Are you contemplating it and wondering if they are too negative now, given all the press? Many employers are now reconsidering for fear that Zero Hours contracts create such an imbalance that the
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