When zero hours does not mean zero rights

Aikin, Olga
April 1996
People Management;4/4/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p45
Warns that a 1994 ruling means casual workers may have significantly more employment rights than employers realise. Information about a nil-or zero hours contract; Employment Protection Regulations 1995; Information about employers who opt for fixed-term or short indefinite contracts for the time when work is available.


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