United Kingdom -Housing association staff to be fired and re-hired for 2/3 of former wages -August 8, 2012

One Housing Group, managing 13,000 houses in London and the South East and employing 245 people, is attempting to fire its staff just to hire them again at two-thirds of their former wages. Unions have reacted outraged and warned that a significant fraction of the staff would not be able to pay rents and mortgages under the new wage.

English: http://www.unitetheunion.org/news__events/latest_news/housing_association ...

 

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