Asos warehouse contracts 'exploitative', says committee chair MP



Contracts used at fashion firm Asos's warehouse are exploitative and need to "be tested in a court", the head of the Commons business committee has said.
MP Iain Wright told the BBC that Parliament should examine "flex" contracts, which allow some shifts to be extended by two hours or reduced.
An employment lawyer said the contracts could breach employment legislation.
XPO Logistics, which runs the warehouse on behalf of Asos, said it was "fully compliant with employment law".
But the company has told workers it is making changes to some of its practices.
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7 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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