....McDonald's has a UK workforce of more than 115,000, the majority of which are on zero-hours contracts. Paul Maloney, the GMB union's southern region secretary, said: "Workers at McDonald's should be offered up to 40 hours of work a week, and permanent contracts to include annual leave, sick pay
and a pension scheme. ...
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Tuesday 25th of April 2017 02:58:27 PM
.... To access the cover they will have to pay a £2 weekly premium, which Uber said it was subsidising. Uber was last year hit by an employment tribunal ruling that its drivers were wrongly classified as self-employed and should be classed as “workers”, a status that would grant them rights to sick pay
, holiday pay and a guarantee of the national minimum wage. ...
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Thursday 27th of April 2017 12:51:55 PM