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Are ‘McJobs’ really history?

Shared from on 1 June 2017

The head of McDonald's calls on firms to 'step up' as controversies over new ways of working threaten to damage trust.

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Gig economy negativity based on ‘lazy’ and ‘outdated’ assumptions, CBI warns

Shared from on 22 May 2017

Negativity about the gig economy is based on 'lazy' and 'outdated' assumptions, according to the CBI.

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Gig economy negativity based on ‘lazy’ and ‘outdated’ assumptions, CBI warns

Shared from on 22 May 2017

Negativity about the gig economy is based on 'lazy' and 'outdated' assumptions, according to the CBI.

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Red Theresa’s “new deal” for workers doesn’t stand up to even a cursory analysis

Shared from on 16 May 2017

It’s a “new deal for workers”!  Statutory leave for parents if their child dies, the right to take leave to care for family members like workers in Ireland, the right to training, protections for people exploited by the “gig economy” and a guarantee that European Union worker rights will be maintained through the Brexit process.

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Red Theresa’s “new deal” for workers doesn’t stand up to even a cursory analysis

Shared from on 16 May 2017

It’s a “new deal for workers”!  Statutory leave for parents if their child dies, the right to take leave to care for family members like workers in Ireland, the right to training, protections for people exploited by the “gig economy” and a guarantee that European Union worker rights will be maintained through the Brexit process.

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Deliveroo overhauls controversial courier contracts

Shared from on 12 May 2017

The food delivery firm removes a clause preventing riders from challenging their employment status.

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Deliveroo overhauls controversial courier contracts

Shared from on 12 May 2017

The food delivery firm removes a clause preventing riders from challenging their employment status.

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Deliveroo overhauls controversial courier contracts

Shared from on 12 May 2017

The food delivery firm removes a clause preventing riders from challenging their employment status.

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Deliveroo overhauls controversial courier contracts

Shared from on 12 May 2017

The food delivery firm removes a clause preventing riders from challenging their employment status.

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Number of zero-hours contracts stalls at ‘staggering’ 1.7m

Shared from on 12 May 2017

ONS statistics suggest faltering popularity in UK, but campaigners warn of rise of short-hours contracts for workers

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Number of zero-hours contracts stalls at ‘staggering’ 1.7m

Shared from on 12 May 2017

ONS statistics suggest faltering popularity in UK, but campaigners warn of rise of short-hours contracts for workers

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Number of zero-hours contracts stalls at ‘staggering’ 1.7m

Shared from on 12 May 2017

ONS statistics suggest faltering popularity in UK, but campaigners warn of rise of short-hours contracts for workers

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Number of zero-hours contracts stalls at ‘staggering’ 1.7m

Shared from on 12 May 2017

ONS statistics suggest faltering popularity in UK, but campaigners warn of rise of short-hours contracts for workers

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UK must combat unfulfilling jobs and commit to ‘good work’ economy, says Matthew Taylor

Shared from on 9 May 2017

Persistent scandals over bad working conditions and insecure contracts demonstrate that society must do more to create fulfilling, decent jobs, according to the man leading a Government review into modern work.

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May Day report by MPs damns growing UK gig economy

Shared from on 2 May 2017

Work and pensions committee says employers are forcing workers into bogus self-employment and free-riding on the welfare state

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