Good Work Plan in response to Taylor report
Published 7th February 2018
The Government has today published a ‘Good Work plan’ in response to Matthew Taylor’s review, 'Good work: the Taylor review of modern working practices', in which he outlines the “seven principles for good quality work for all”.
Under the Plan, the Government says it will:-
introduce a right to request a more stable contract for all workers including zero hour workers;
help enforce workers' sick and holiday rights;
introduce a 'naming and shaming' scheme for employers who don't pay tribunal awards;
make sure new and expectant mothers know their rights;
ask the Low Pay Commission to consider introducing a higher rate of the national minimum wage for workers on zero hour contracts.
In addition, the Government says it will be seeking views on legislation for:
enforcement of Taylor's employment rights recommendations;
protecting agency workers;
measures to increase transparency in the UK labour market; and,
To read Matthew Taylor's review, click here
For further information on the Government's Good Work plan, click here
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