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MP offers rights at work guidance ahead of Christmas

Ahead of of hospitality and other retail re-opening in areas set to go down to Level 3 and the normally busy Christmas period, Stewart McDonald MP calls on prospective and current employees and employers to work together to understand workers' rights, and has produced a list of tips.

SNP MP launches new cross-party group to tackle unpaid work trials

SNP MP Stewart McDonald will today launch a new cross-party group in Parliament in a bid to tackle the growing concern of unpaid work trials.

Unpaid work: MP slams BBC Director General for lack of action

SNP MP Stewart McDonald has hit out at the BBC Director General for a lack of action on unpaid trial shifts, despite the broadcaster previously committing to ending the practice.

SNP MP calls for full ban on unpaid work trials following Jersey ruling

SNP MP Stewart McDonald has called on the UK Government to announce a full ban on unpaid work trials after a Jersey Employment Tribunal ruled a woman should be paid for a trial shift, after she didn't get a job as a kitchen porter.

One year on: MP vows to step up campaign against unpaid work

SNP MP Stewart McDonald has vowed to ramp up pressure to ban exploitative unpaid trial shifts, one year on from when the Tory government talked out and blocked his Private Members’ Bill.

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