TUC says flexible working requests can end in worse outcomes

TUC says flexible working requests can end in worse outcomes
 

Two out of five low-paid young parents who ask for flexible work arrangements are "penalised" as a result, according to a TUC survey.
They are given fewer hours, worse shifts and some have lost their jobs, its survey of 1,000 parents suggested.
About half of low-paid young mums and dads are struggling to manage work and childcare, the trades union body said.
A government spokesperson said businesses must have a legitimate reason to refuse flexible working.
The TUC survey found that more than half of those working in low-paid sectors, such as retail, hospitality and social care,... read more

 
1 September 2017 in Business, Views: 63
Source: BBC
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