Living Hours, launched by the Living Wage Foundation in June, is a new standard to tackle insecure work,
It aims to build on the huge success of Citizens UK’s work on low wages by tackling the problem many workers face with a lack of guaranteed hours and short notice given for shift cancellations. You can read the blog from Gayle, a leader with Newcastle Citizens Advice and Tyne and Wear Citizens about their involvement in the work.
You can read some of the coverage highlights here:
- Mirror Online, Campaign aims to curb zero-hours contracts , slash low pay and boost Living Wage
- BBC News Online, Firms Face pressure to improve zero-hours contracts
- The Independent, ‘Can new Living Hours Campaign kick zero hours contracts into touch?’
- Financial Times, ‘5 million people in low paid insecure work’