TORY CLAIMS to grant more workers' rights to United Kingdom nationals has been branded a "conservative con" by political opponents, while Scottish policy experts have cast doubts over whether it is a policy that will safeguard workers.
"This was to work towards implementing a Universal Basic Income which would allow people to take time off work to properly care for relatives without the uncertainty of how they would support themselves through this already hard and stressful period in their lives".
-A statutory right to child bereavement leave.
The Conservative manifesto will include a pledge to keep European Union workers' rights in place after Brexit, it has been confirmed.
In this election, which Theresa May has called because of Brexit, which without UKIP would never have happened, I will be reminding voters that the Tory government after June 8th will be a Remain dominated one, led by the Remainer-in-chief Theresa May.
"The Tories are now taking a wrecking ball to workers' rights with their iniquitous Trade Union Bill, they are overseeing the biggest squeeze on wages since the Second World War, and they are hammering working families with their cuts to working tax credits".
Other measures in the plans include representation for workers on company boards, although unions are likely to be disappointed that the proposals fall short of forcing firms to have employees in the boardroom.
"Our plans will be the greatest expansion in workers' rights by any Conservative government in history".
The Tories said the requirement to sell would ensure developers considered the private sale value of the property, leading to higher quality homes, while the proceeds would be reinvested over time in new social housing.
"Before the election, the Conservatives must set out the protections they will offer gig economy workers, and confirm that workers will be able to speak for themselves on company boards".
"The choice next month is clear: economic stability and a better deal for workers under my Conservative team, or chaos under Jeremy Corbyn, whose nonsensical policies would trash the economy and destroy jobs". "Working people have a right to know these details before they cast their votes".
"The Conservatives tried to ban workers from striking and were blocked by the Liberal Democrats in government", said the former business secretary, who clashed with Number 10 over workers' rights in the coalition years.
According to Labour the Conservative proposals would amount to a watering down of the existing national wage - which they claim would leave the average full-time worker on the national living wage £2,283 worse off by 2020.