Ireland - Ban on zero-hours contracts - March 31, 2019

Trade unions have won their fight against zero-hour contracts. Legislation came into force this month by which zero-hours contracts are banned in almost all circumstance. Furthermore workers now the right to compensation from their employer if they turn up for a shift but are sent home without work and they are entitled to guaranteed hours of work that reflect their normal working week. With this new legislation workers will have greater financial security and job security.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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