Amazon embroiled in fresh zero-hour contract controversy

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Amazon is at the centre of a fresh storm over the use of zero-hour contracts for temporary workers.

Workers who took jobs working in the etail titan’s warehouses in the run-up to Christmas have claimed they were put on controversial zero-hour deals – a move that goes against Amazon’s policy to never use such contracts and its pledge to pay everyone for a guaranteed 20 hours a week.

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