20 ways Labour will help you : Morning Star


Theresa May offers more mess and misery.

LABOUR promised to transform the workplace “from the shop floor to the boardroom” yesterday as it unveiled a radical programme to strengthen security and equality at work.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn outlined a 20-point plan that would commit a Labour government to policies including the banning of zero-hours contracts and scrapping the 1 per cent public-sector pay cap.

In a bid to tackle the “rigged economy,” Labour has pledged to raise the minimum wage to the living wage and scrap extortionate employment tribunal fees which have denied justice to many low-paid workers.

The party would repeal the Tory Trade Union Act as part of a commitment to “fighting inequality and securing decent work for people,” tackling low pay and insecure employment which has “mushroomed” under the Conservatives.

Under the plans Labour would also introduce four additional bank holidays…

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