Shares for Rights

There have been votes in Parliament on the introduction of the employee shareholder scheme which is an employee status obtained when an employee is given shares worth at least £2,000 in return for which the employer is permitted not to extend unfair dismissal rights, rights to statutory redundancy pay and other employment rights to the employee. .

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Siobhain McDonagh consistently voted against allowing employees to exchange some employment rights for shares in the company they work for

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Major votes

  • On 23 Ebr 2013: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Employee Shareholder Status — Exemption from Certain Statutory Employment Rights Show vote
  • On 16 Ebr 2013: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against permitting employers not to extend certain otherwise statutory rights to employees with a new employee shareholder status. Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2012: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against exempting those with employee shareholder status from certain statutory employment rights. Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2012: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against a new employment status of employee shareholder, holders of which may be exempted from certain statutory employment rights; against an option for planning applications to be made directly to the Secretary of State in areas where the local planning authority is deemed to be performing poorly and against postponing a business rate revaluation from 2015 to 2017. Show vote
  • On 5 Tach 2012: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against a new employment status of employee shareholder, holders of which may be exempted from certain statutory employment rights; against an option for planning applications to be made directly to the Secretary of State in areas where the local planning authority is deemed to be performing poorly and against postponing a business rate revaluation from 2015 to 2017. Show vote

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