Clause 145 — Exclusivity Terms Unenforceable in Zero Hours Contracts

National Health Service and Care Sector Workers (Credit Union and High Cost Credit) – in the House of Commons at 2:45 pm on 19th November 2014.

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Amendment proposed: 10, page 134, line 36, at end insert—

‘(1A) Regulations made under section 27B, subsection (1), shall include provisions—

(a) giving zero hours workers the right to be awarded financial compensation of amounts, and in circumstances, to be determined by the Secretary of State;

(b) giving employment tribunals powers to enforce their adjudications, including the award of any applicable compensation as referred to in section (1A)(a), or imposition of any applicable penalty, in cases involving zero hours workers; and

(c) imposing an obligation on an employer to offer a fixed hours contract when a worker has worked regular hours for a continuous period, or series of continuous periods, of employment, to be determined by the Secretary of State.”—(Ian Murray.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 235, Noes 303.

Division number 86 National Health Service and Care Sector Workers (Credit Union and High Cost Credit) — Clause 145 — Exclusivity Terms Unenforceable in Zero Hours Contracts

Aye: 235 MPs

No: 302 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.