Contract Employment Law In York
Contract Employment La – ML Solicitors; Are you in search of expert legal advice regarding the drafting of a contract of employment from employment law specialists who could assist your organisation in York? Then you should make a no obligation call to discover how the highly qualified and experienced legal team at Michael Lewin Solicitors could advise and assist your business to ensure that all contracts of employment are fully comply with current legislation whilst also protecting your business interests.
The Daily Mail published an article on 2 August 2013 written by Mario Ledwith reporting that "Internet retailer Amazon employs hundreds of staff on controversial zero-hours contracts subjecting them to harsh working conditions where they were taxed so they can be tracked by bosses it has been revealed".
The article goes on say that "Employees working in the contracts are not guaranteed any income but still subject to an employment machine to see them walking up to 15 miles during a shift while their toilet breaks are monitored and timed. It is also claimed they can be sacked and rehired."
It is further explained "Amazon has already been criticised by MPs for its tax avoidance practices and could come under further pressure at the strict regime was exposed".
Have you had a tribunal claim brought against you for breaches of contract or failing to comply with employment law at your business in York? The highly skilled and resourceful professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could provide robust legal representation of your company at an employment tribunal hearing if legal action is brought against you by an employee or former employee.
The above-mentioned article tells us that "Use of zero-hour contracts has thrived despite calls for them to be banned with the Office for National Statistics saying that 250000 British workers were employed in this way at the end of last year by a range of firms including Sports Direct and even Buckingham Palace. Former staff at Amazon’s warehouse in Rugeley Staffordshire said they were hired to 12 weeks before being sacked and re-employed so that the company did not have to give them the same rights as full-time employees."
The article reports that Martin Parton who says he was employed on three different occasions said: "I think they had it all mapped out. They just got rid of you when they felt like it."
It also informs us "If staff are found to breach any of the company’s rules such as talking to colleagues or leaving work early they can be dismissed on a ‘three strikes and you are out’ basis".
If you need expert advice and assistance with regards to the drafting of an employment contract during recruitment for your company the employment law specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors could offer guidance and help that you require to ensure that your business interests are protected whilst also remaining and in full compliance with current employment legislation at your organisation in York; so call our helpful advisers today for contract advice and further information on the full range of legal services that I dedicated team could offer on: 0113 200 9720.
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