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Law Society calls for inspectors to enforce workers' rights

In a submission to the independent review of employment practices led by Matthew Taylor, the Law Society has called for: government-backed inspectors to investigate companies and entire industries to prevent employers falsely labelling workers as self-employed; the end of employment tribunal fees, which have led to a 70% drop in claims in the last three years; and for every worker to receive a written clarification of their employment status.

Link to FT: Law Society urges action on ‘gig economy’ workers
Link to Guardian article
Category: Employment » Employment status; Tribunal procedure. Keyword(s): Tribunal Fees. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Guardian.

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