There's a new buzz word going around, but you may not have heard of it! It's being talked about a lot in the UK, even though we're certainly experiencing it here in Canada! Do you know what a ZERO-HOUR CONTRACT
entails? You may be a victim of it if you're on-call for a job that
keeps you on board with very few hours (or 0 hours) per week with no
guaranteed minimum hours! There is trend in firms adopting the zero hour
contract and if it isn't already affecting you, you might get an ugly
wake-up call. Zero-hour contracts coming to a workplace near you! We
need to ban zero-hour contracts because the only ones who benefit are
Here are some links:
Wikipedia: Zero Hour Contracts
Big Rise In Firms Hiring Staff on Zero-Hour Contracts
Is It Time To Put A Stop To Zero Hour Contracts?
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