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Employers who flout new laws banning zero hour contracts may face legal action from Unite union. Audio
Legislation that bans zero hour contracts and extends paid parental leave has passed its third and final reading in Parliament.
After struggling to get the numbers it needed, the government now has near unanimous support for its employment law changes. Audio
Parliament has almost unanimously supported an amendment put up by the Labour Party to ban zero hour contracts.
Fast food companies have been exploiting government subsidies to hire beneficiaries then slashing their hours once cash runs out, Unite Union says.
A union representing workers in fast food outlets wants assurances from pizza chain Domino's that it is not using zero hour contracts to employ its staff.
Editor of the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute, and writer of the cover story in the March issue of Harper's magazine, The Spy Who Fired Me, about workplace monitoring. Audio