Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to help low-paid workers by banning companies given public cash from using zero-hours contracts.
Zero Hours Contracts
More Scots on zero-hour contracts: Experts warning uncertainty and stress taking toll on workers’ health
The number of Scots working on insecure zero-hours contracts has jumped to 70,000, we can reveal. The controversial contracts allow employers to hire staff with no guarantee of work and cancel shifts at short notice.
THE number of Scots working on "toxic" zero hours contracts has fallen to 63,000, new figures revealed.