Profit maximisation should never happen on the back of the underpaid and overworked employees…..
“In Germany temporary work and the agency work cannot be exploited by companies in the way it is in the UK.”
in Scotland 81.6% of workers are earning the Living wage
“The Living Wage is not just positive for employees, it also makes sense for businesses,”
Scotland has a lower proportion of workers on zero-hours contracts than the UK.
An estimated 20% of women’s income comes from benefits and child tax credits
Scottish Government announced today that the two child cap would not be implemented in Scotland’s Council Tax Reduction Scheme
“there is a difference between paying an hourly Living Wage rate and actually having a wage that you can live on. “
“Orkney Islands Council employs 1009 people on zero hours contracts which includes 330 since 6th April 2016”
Many people in Orkney who are on zero hours contracts don’t know it. They are unaware of their rights and who to go to if they have a problem