Zero-hours contracts have their place in the labour market

Andrew Lilico speaks to BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine Show

IEA Fellow Andrew Lilico spoke to Jeremy Vine about the growth of zero-hours contracts.

Zero-hours contracts have been around for many years, althought the vast majority of employees have never used them: They account for less than 1% of the total workforce.

Andrew Lilico argued that they have their place, and are useful for people working part-time or who are on commission. Zero-hours contracts are part of a broad sweep of ways of doing things in the modern labour market.

Listen here. Segment starts at 09:00.

 

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