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Listen: EC Approves Measures To Improve Rights Of Workers On Zero-Hours Contracts.

: 06/20/2019 - 12:11

The European Commission has approved new measures to improve the rights of workers on zero-hour contracts.

Among the many proposals, employees will have the right to work elsewhere while on zero hours and training will be cost-free.

It will be up to member states to introduce the measures.

Grace Bolton of the European Commission office in Ireland says the new measures will oblige the employer to be fair and transparent with the employee:

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