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Hunting for a red October: events round-up for the next few weeks

There’s quite a lot of important events happening over the next few weeks. Some of them have been quite widely publicised, others less so, but here’s a round-up of events that look worth attending over the next month or so: 810 more words

Protests

Don't Stop The Free Workers Plead The Workfare Exploiters

In a bizarre move, several companies known to use unpaid staff on workfare schemes have teamed up to write a letter to The Guardian singing the praises of the disastrous Work Programe. 412 more words

JSA/Workfare/Work Programme

southessexheckler reblogged this on The Heckler and commented:

Welfare for the retailers... The 'something for nothing' culture at its worst as they try and hang on to their source of free labour...

On youth unemployment: unemployment is even bleaker for youth with disabilities

Written by Alan Borgars

In the six years since what has been termed as the ‘Great Recession’ struck due to the recklessness and greed of major banks and investment companies, youth unemployment has remained stubbornly high across much of Europe, especially the ‘PIIGS’ nations of Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain but also in Britain, where an economic recovery is being disproved by falling wages, more people being forced into self-employment, more people taking part-time work despite wanting full-time work, and of course, workfare. 433 more words

Policy

Take part in the Boycott Workfare week of action! 4-12 October 2014

From Boycott Workfare

Forcing people to work for free through the threat of removing people’s benefits (sanctions) is unfair, unjust and wrong. In the week of action, tell the companies and charities who are profiting from this exploitative regime what you think of their involvement! 374 more words

DWP