News 4 Jun 2019

A mixed bag of people work on zero-hour contracts

The variety of people working on zero-hour contracts is multifaceted. On the one hand, they include students and pensioners for a majority of whom this type of contract is fine. On the other hand, the group contains both full-time and part-time employees. Paid work is their main type of activity and a different type of contract would be preferable, writes Anna Pärnänen in her blog post.