Last quote by Conor D'Arcy
Ministers will need to decide on the qualifying period for this new right, with three months being the best way to align it with other key workers' rights. With business now backing the plan, it should be introduced whoever wins the election.feedback
Conor D'Arcy has most recently been quoted in an article called Give workers right to request fixed hours, review expected to say. Conor D'Arcy said, “Introducing a right to request fixed hours for workers on zero-hours contracts would be a bold and welcome move. It would address people's concerns about job insecurity, while maintaining the flexibility of zero-hours contracts for workers that still want them.”. Conor D'Arcy has been quoted a grand total of 6 times in 3 articles.
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Quotes by Conor D'Arcy
May 23 2017
Introducing a right to request fixed hours for workers on zero-hours contracts would be a bold and welcome move. It would address people's concerns about job insecurity, while maintaining the flexibility of zero-hours contracts for workers that still want them.feedback
May 11 2017
Today's figures provide more evidence that the rapid rise in zero-hours contract use looks to have come to an end. It's likely that this reflects a combination of workers seeking alternatives in a healthier jobs market and firms recognising that they don't always represent an appropriate option. Agency work, short-hours contracts and self-employment have all grown substantially in recent years, increasing the number of people in 'atypical' work.feedback
Mar 03 2017
The negative publicity these contracts have attracted may well have played a role in their slowdown, as firms rethink their use. Not providing guaranteed hours of work for those who want it, especially those in low-paying roles, can have a hugely negative impact on the living standards of workers and their families, as budgeting becomes near impossible. The challenge now is to ensure that these still-popular contracts are reserved for cases of genuine desired flexibility for worker and employer.feedback
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