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Locums defy NHS pay curbs to take home £300,000 a year

Shared from on 4 January 2017

Some hospital locum doctors have been working continuously for three years on rates of more than £300,000 a year despite an NHS pledge to cap earnings, new figures show.

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Locums defy NHS pay curbs to take home £300,000 a year

Shared from on 4 January 2017

Some hospital locum doctors have been working continuously for three years on rates of more than £300,000 a year despite an NHS pledge to cap earnings, new figures show.

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Cycle couriers take on the big boys in battle for living wage

Shared from on 2 June 2016

Toxic. That’s the word bicycle courier Maggie Dewhurst uses to describe the state of affairs which gives her all the obligations of an employee but none of the rights. Dewhurst works for courier firm CitySprint as an independent contractor but her working day sounds more like the life of any regular wage slave.

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Uber and Lyft drivers look to Seattle to jump-start unionization effort

Shared from on 14 December 2015

City council set to vote on legislation that would allow on-demand drivers to bargain their future contract and pay.

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Uber and Lyft drivers look to Seattle to jump-start unionization effort

Shared from on 14 December 2015

City council set to vote on legislation that would allow on-demand drivers to bargain their future contract and pay.

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Uber and Lyft drivers look to Seattle to jump-start unionization effort

Shared from on 14 December 2015

City council set to vote on legislation that would allow on-demand drivers to bargain their future contract and pay.

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City Link staff were ‘deliberately deceived’ about the collapse of the company, MPs say

Shared from on 23 March 2015

City Link employees were “deliberately deceived” about plans to put the business into administration before they were sacked, MPs allege.

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City Link staff were ‘deliberately deceived’ about the collapse of the company, MPs say

Shared from on 23 March 2015

City Link employees were “deliberately deceived” about plans to put the business into administration before they were sacked, MPs allege.

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Revealed: how locum doctors work as private firms to earn up to £1,700 a shift at hospitals

Shared from on 15 January 2015

Locum doctors are setting themselves up as private companies to maximise the “lucrative” rates hospitals are being forced to pay to staff their A&E departments...

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Revealed: how locum doctors work as private firms to earn up to £1,700 a shift at hospitals

Shared from on 15 January 2015

Locum doctors are setting themselves up as private companies to maximise the “lucrative” rates hospitals are being forced to pay to staff their A&E departments...

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Bricklayers’ boom highlights ‘skills timebomb’ in UK construction industry

Shared from on 23 September 2014

As builders take on new work, a shortage of skilled tradespeople has allowed subcontractors to ramp up their hourly rates

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MoD IT consultant paid £2,000 a day to cover civil servant’s job

Shared from on 12 February 2014

The Ministry of Defence is paying an IT consultant £2,000 a day to cover the job of a civil servant at a time of cost-cutting that has already led to 50,000 civilian and military jobs being axed, the Guardian can reveal.

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