Imagine being assigned for an 8 hour shift only to get paid for 4…

… seems in the UK this is a viable option for fast food franchises who hire workers but may clock them off while buisiness is slow but expect them to hang around without pay until the shift picks up. The Zero-hours contract ladies and gentlemen! Two articles in today’s Guardian talk about this horrendous practice:

Zero-hours contracts: in David Cameron’s Britain, the dockers’ line-up is back | Seumas Milne | Comment is free | The Guardian

And

Burger King and Domino’s Pizza also using zero-hours contracts | UK news | The Guardian

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