Tags: zero hour contract

Former employee challenges zero hours contract

A former employee of Sports Direct has launched legal action against the firm over its use of zero hours contracts in a case that could have serious implications for a huge number of employees across the country who are currently employed on zero hours contracts. Zahera Gabriel-Abraham has brought the legal claim, which is funded…

Sports Direct scandal over zero-hour contracts

Pressure is mounting on Mike Ashley and his Sports Direct empire over its use of zero-hours contracts for part-time employees, as the Unite trade union demanded a meeting with the billionaire businessman. As 2,000 full-time staff at Sports Direct prepare to cash in bonuses of up to £100,000, it has been revealed that the company’s entire 20,000 part-time workforce…

TUC welcomes government zero hours review

Welcoming the news today (Thursday) that the government is reviewing the use of zero hours contracts, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: ‘Employers know they can get away with advertising zero hours jobs because there are so many jobseekers hunting too few vacancies. ‘With the tough times set to continue, now is the perfect time…