SNP MP Stewart McDonald has said the UK government cannot ignore Scotland on the issue of fair work and unpaid trial shifts following an answer he got from the Business - Energy and Industrial Strategy Department (BEIS).
SNP MP Stewart McDonald has written to the UK Business Minister for clarification on the continuing use of unpaid work trials and has said it is ‘discouraging’ that the UK government still regards them as ‘permissible.’ Stewart McDonald said he would continue the campaign to ban exploitative unpaid trial shifts after Tory MPs ‘talked out’ his Private Members Bill at Westminster.
Stewart McDonald MP has pledged to continue its campaign to ban exploitative unpaid trial shifts, after the Tory UK government talked out his Unpaid Trial Work Periods (prohibition) Bill at Westminster today.
Presenting the Unpaid Trial Work Periods (Prohibition) Bill, Stewart McDonald urged MPs to back the Bill and end this exploitative work practice.
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