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Growth of unsuitable self-employment blamed for half of single parent homes being poor.
TUC says insecure work allows employers to treat some workers like "second class citizens", many of whom struggle to "budget for their weekly shop".
Figures from the Office for National Statistics show there were 1.4 million workers on zero-hours contracts in May 2017.
SNP back calls for zero-hours contracts to be banned, and demand full devolution of employment and equalities laws.
Young people on zero-hours contracts are less likely to be in good health and more likely to suffer mental health problems.
Zero-hours jobs data published by the Office for National Statistics overshadows rising employment and falling unemployment.
Zero-hours contract workers face a ‘precarious pay penalty’ of £1,000 a year, new analysis suggests.
Unite says UK Government should follow the example set by New Zealand and outlaw zero hours contracts.
Office for National Statistics says number of people reporting that they work on contracts with no minimum hours has risen to 744,000.
Banning zero-hours exclusivity clauses "does nothing to turn an insecure job into a better one", says Unite.
A new report from the TUC shows that 820,000 workers are trapped on low-paid 'short-hours' contracts.
Zero-hours contracts should be rebranded as “flexible-hours contracts”, Iain Duncan Smith, the Conservative work and pensions secretary, has said.
Ed Miliband plans to give employees legal right to a regular contract after 12 weeks’ continuous work but critics say employers will sack staff before deadline.
On average, people on zero-hours contracts work under 25 hours a week and earn £300 less than workers on more permanent contracts.
Former employee Zahera Gabriel-Abraham brought a legal challenge against Sports Direct, aimed at securing better working rights for its 20,000 strong workforce.
The coalition government is to unveil plans to ban 'exclusivity' clauses in zero-hours contracts, the Business Secretary Vince Cable has revealed.
Leading law firm, Thompson Solicitors, has slammed 'exploitative' zero-hour contracts and the coalition government's “sham” consultation exercise
Poor wage growth and benefit cuts to push a further one million children into poverty by the end of this parliament.
Jeremy Corbyn says a "perfect storm" of low pay, insecurity and working poverty is causing "terrible stress" for millions of families.
Public support in the new benefits system "risks taking another battering" if DWP ministers fail to learn from their mistakes.
Despite the growth in employment, average weekly earnings remain lower than they were before the economic crisis.
Call to end the scourge of zero-hours contracts and 'bogus employment'.
The chancellor’s untimely slip carried echoes of Lamont’s remark that people out of work was a price worth paying.
Party says worker's rights should be 'front and centre' of political debate due to the 'rapidly changing world of work'