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Jeremy Corbyn manifesto launch

Labour manifesto backs workers

Labour has launched its' manifesto today ( 16/05/17) and it contains some commitments on workers rights and conditions

Some key lines from the manifesto:

  • Zero hours contracts will be banned to guarantee workers a "number of hours each week"
  • Maximum pay ratios of 20:1 to be rolled out in public sector
  • Four new public holidays to mark national patron saints' days
  • Raise minimum wage to "at least £10 per hour by 2020"
  • Ban unpaid internships
  • "Clamp down on bogus self-employment" and extend rights of employees to all workers - including shared parental pay

Jeremy Corbyn has also stated that he would repeal the recent Trade Union Act.

> You can read the manifesto by clicking on this link



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