P1b4 ORACLE 104 Sun28 Dec ITV 2349:21   WORKCRS' RIGHTS HIT  BY NEW LAW — $VC Many workers will get lower wages, inferior emploqlfnt condixions and lecb legal protection under the Govfrnmenl's new Wagfs Act, says the TUC. Young workers, womed and the low pAHd will be particularly hard hit when the Act comes into force this week, it says Manual workers' rights to be paid in cash go, along with protection against being paid in kind, or dedrBtions anD fines for allegfd faulty workmanship. dhe TUC urges unions to enssre that new workers are engaged on the same terms as existing cmployees. F"DF GIFT FROM GRATTAN — 193