Spain’s High Court has ruled in favour of a company that began deducting time for employees who took breaks for coffee and cigarettes.
Leaked memo suggests that current workers’ rights are under threat post-Brexit.
Source: Workers’ rights under threat as Boris Johnson backtracks on pre-election pledge : Welfare Weekly
These firms have now been named but have they been shamed.
Also have these firms had to pay any financial penalty for them not paying the National Living Wage.
Disability rights is a major priority to safeguard.
A press release:
Opportunities for disabled people in the workplace are likely to come under threat unless government prioritises the recreation of EU safeguards into British statute. That is according to diversity consultancy, The Clear Company, which contributes to the government’s Disability Confident campaign.
The EU and its Member States have a strong mandate to improve the social and economic situation of people with disabilities.
The EU promotes the active inclusion and full participation of disabled people in society, in line with the EU human rights approach to disability issues, through priorities including accessibility, participation, social protection and external action. It works around a firm ethos that disability is a rights issue rather than a matter for discretion.
From an employment perspective, the objective of the European Commission’s European Disability Strategy 2010-2020 is to significantly raise the number of people with disabilities working in the open labour market. They represent…
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ONS figures show a 104,000 rise in the number of people who say a zero hours contract is their main job.