Early day motion 2693

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That this House welcomes the Fair Employment report from Citizens Advice Scotland, showing the effects of the recession on employment practices in Scotland; notes with concern the report's findings that many employers are failing to pay due wages, holiday, sickness and redundancy pay and are increasingly changing terms and conditions without consultation; further notes that citizen advice bureaux clients are often low paid, relatively low skilled, invariably unaware of their employment rights and vulnerable to poor and illegal employment practices; commends citizen advice bureaux across Scotland for supporting workers facing unfair employment practices at a time of reduced funding for bureaux; believes that a fair employment commission with the legal powers and resources to secure all workers their rights and prevent rogue employers from exploiting workers should be established; and urges the Government to establish such a commission and to work with business groups and trade unions to promote good employment practice.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Begg, Anne Labour Party Aberdeen South 20.02.2012
Bruce, Malcolm Liberal Democrats Gordon 12.03.2012
Campbell, Menzies Liberal Democrats North East Fife 20.02.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 08.02.2012
Clarke, Tom Labour Party Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill 21.02.2012
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 08.02.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 07.02.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 08.02.2012
Davidson, Ian Labour Party Glasgow South West 28.02.2012
Doran, Frank Labour Party Aberdeen North 08.02.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 21.02.2012
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 23.02.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 08.02.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 07.02.2012
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 08.02.2012
McKenzie, Iain Labour Party Inverclyde 08.02.2012
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 06.02.2012
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 08.02.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 20.02.2012
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 23.02.2012