Tag Archives: zero-hours contracts

I cried today …

I CRIED TODAY! because I am fearful … Fearful of the tory elite. I watch the news as the poor, they beat. Zero hours, tax credit cuts, death, destruction, NHS dismantilisation.  tory voices cry … “ONE NATION” But I have … Continue reading

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Zeroing in on zero hours contracts

“Please don’t write about this on your blog mum”, my son had begged me. So to protect him and the company he slaves   works for, both will remain nameless. Here is the definition of zero hours contracts from ACAS: … Continue reading

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Zero-hours contracts have nothing to do with flexibility and everything to do with dodging tax

Reposted from the Spectator London, United Kingdom. 3rd August 2013 — People hold placards in Oxford St London protest against use of zero-hours contracts for more than 85 percent of Sports Direct workforce. Could you live on a zero-hours contract? David … Continue reading

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He wouldn’t (couldn’t) answer …

From Jon Ashworth Labour General Election Campaign Deputy Did you see David Cameron last night? He was in the same studio with Ed Miliband, at the same time, with the same audience — but he wouldn’t debate him head-to-head. We … Continue reading

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Why can’t Britain create decent jobs? Meet the women struggling against low pay and zero-hours contracts

Reposted from the Guardian Cecily Blyther, a learning support officer, has been on a zero-hours contract for six years. Photograph: Mark Passmore for the Observer/AP Sarah, 44, married with a son aged four, has a degree in modern languages, two … Continue reading

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Sports Direct worker ‘too scared to call in sick’ is left paralysed by blood clot

Reposted from Mansfield and Ashfield CHAD (local newspaper) … and no body from Sports Direct was available for comment … I wonder why that was. editorial image A Sports Direct warehouse worker who feared he could lose his job by … Continue reading

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This is why we hate big business Mr Cameron!

Reposted from Facebook This is why we hate big business Mr Cameron Steve Thompson AN OPEN LETTER – TO JD WETHERSPOON I have dined in your establishments many times but I write to inform you that I will never do … Continue reading

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