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'Significant Flaws in Employment Rights Bill' - Briefing on Planned Legislation

26 Feb 2018

Action against Precarious Work

"This is a critical piece of legislation that presents a real opportunity to deliver improved employment rights for some of the most vulnerable and exploited workers in Ireland.

"The government says that the legislation when enacted into law will – in most circumstances –prohibit the use of zero hour contracts and give workers greater certainty about their hours of work.

"However, in our view the proposed legislation contains significant flaws that must be addressed if it is to really deliver for workers."

Read the full briefing here

A copy of the Congress report on precarious work across Ireland is available here.