. TUC warns bosses are ‘keeping holiday pay from 1.7 million workers’. UP to one in seven workers are missing out on their legal entitlement to paid holidays, partly because of “bad employers” breaking the law, according to a new study.
Uber loses employment tribunal in the UK Uber drivers are workers rather than self-employed contractors according to a ruling byan employment tribunal in the UK. Its a landmark win for workers rights in the so-called gig economy where platform giants have sought to minimize costs by classifying the large numbers of people needed to operate their service as self-employed. The tribunals ruling means Uber drivers in the UK willbe entitled to holiday pay paid rest breaks and the National…
First Novopay wasnt paying teachers enough – but now, like some crazed Santa, its delivering sackloads of money that isnt theirs at all. Today was their final pay before Christmas, and some schools and staff say theyve got up to 100 times more holiday pay than they were entitled to. And its money that really has been deducted from school bank accounts – leaving principals furious, and thousands of dollars out of pocket. Oropi School is a small school with a small staff, and is one of tho
In any workplace these days you'll find two classes of workers: those on the high road and those on the low road. The high road workers occupy a dwindling proportion of privileged jobs that come with paid sick leave, holiday pay, redundancy entitlements, regular work hours, and a reliable pay cheque. Those on the low road - casuals and contractors - get none of these benefits. Find out more about the Secure Jobs. Better Future campaign at http://securejobs.org.au