Tag: employment rights

Zero Hours But Not Zero Rights

In recent years, zero hours contracts have come under increasing criticism. Although such contracts are undoubtedly a valuable tool for businesses who experience fluctuating demand or who face an uncertain trading period, a particular concern was the growing use by employers of exclusivity clauses, a clause in the contract seeking to prevent employees and workers …

Great Expectations– Men and Antenatal Appointments

As part of the wide-ranging changes due to come into force next year in the area of parental rights, men will soon be entitled to take time off work to attend some of their partners’ antenatal appointments. The Current Position Pregnant employees and agency workers have the right to take time off work to attend …