Web links for 3rd August 2009
A YouGov survey of agency workers for the TUC has found that one in three (33%) respondents said that directly employed staff were paid more than temps for doing the same work, and nearly half (46%) said they received less holiday entitlement. Three in four (75%) respondents to the poll said temps were entitled to less redundancy pay than directly employed staff, and more than two in three (70%) said that agency workers were entitled to less maternity pay than directly employed colleagues.
The FT reports on Theresa May’s refusal to guarantee that benefits and pensions would still increase with inflation under a Tory Government.
The Women and Work Commission review progress on the gender pay gap three years after their first report