Tory MP: low pay fears are just ‘union propaganda’



by Solomon Hughes
WORRIES about low pay and bad conditions in the “gig economy” are “propaganda from the unions,” according to Tory MP Charlie Elphicke, addressing a fringe meeting at the conference yesterday.
The packed meeting organised by free market think tank Institute for Economic Affairs also heard from the bosses of two delivery firms — Hermes and City Sprint — that rely on “self-employed” workers who denied that their staff had any problems. The Dover MP told delegates that he had worked in the “gig economy” because he had been a barrister.
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5 October 2017 in Editorial, Views: 66
Source: Morning Star
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