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The Decent Jobs Deficit - The Human Cost of Zero-Hours Working in the UK

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The Decent Jobs Deficit ReportThe TUC believes that endemic poor treatment at work should not be tolerated. There is an urgent need to challenge precarious employment and to introduce a framework of policies designed to encourage the creation of decent jobs, offering decent hours and pay. To this end we call on politicians to adopt and implement policies which deliver:
  • Improved rights for zero-hours contract workers and others on casual contracts, 
  • All workers to benefit from the same employment rights
  • Equal pay for agency workers
  • Better enforcement of employment rights for low-paid, vulnerable workers

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