Government Response to Taylor Review is Green light to Abusive Employers

7 February 2018 - 4:30pm
Press release

Responding to the government’s response to the Taylor Review, released today, Owen Espley Labour Rights campaigner at War on Want said:

“The Government’s response to the Taylor review is a green light to abusive gig economy employers to continue bending the rules, and abusing their staff. As long as workers live in fear of losing future hours, and have to make themselves available with no guarantee of hours, abuse will continue. 

“If the government fails to adequately legislate against these abusive practices, workers will inevitably respond by organising together and taking collective action against abusive bosses. The time to end precarious contracts is long overdue.” 

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War on Want’s Stand With Migrant Workers: End Precarious Contracts campaign seeks equal rights for migrant and precarious workers. It calls for the right to work regardless of immigration status, equal social and labour rights for all workers, and an end to precarious contracts.

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