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Hypocrite David Cameron wants to stop working people fighting for their rights

Reposted from the Mirror

Digital by default, that’s what the CONDEMS keep telling us! That’s why they shut ALL 240 HMRC walk in enquiry centres because taxpayers can go on the internet to get their problem sorted. 587 more words

Shameless - Workfare Exploiting Charities Slam The Benefit Sanctions They Are Responsible For

In an act of breath-taking hypocrisy, the Salvation Army, along with the YMCA, have both signed a letter to The Times calling the current benefit sanctioning regime unfair and counter-productive. 319 more words

Welfare Reform

untynewear reblogged this on UNEMPLOYED IN TYNE & WEAR and commented:

    First the Lib Dems pretending they didn't really like the Bedroom tax, now this. What next ? Iain Duncan Smith proposing benefit increases ?

Signing on: a stained system

I’ve just spent the past 15 minutes scanning twitter for tweets involving the phrase ‘on the dole’. Not long at all, and it made me want to sign on even less than I did previously, and I was already not very convinced about the whole thing. 737 more words

Illinois peeps, check out - Dole, Slumped but Sharp, Returns to Senate to Push Disabilities Treaty

Former Senator Bob Dole implored the Senate to act swiftly to ratify a treaty that would provide greater protections for disabled people all over the world.. 9 more words

IFTTT

Jobseeker!

Finally, after several months of looking, I’ve finally found a job which is due to start in the next few days.

Its been quite an interesting experience – I’ve had a few little jobs to tied me over, working as a concierge for a large art fair, doing some basic accounting work and even working in Borough Market making toasted cheese sandwiches! 73 more words

London

Prisoner entitled to 4 times the bedroom space than a social tenant!

A prisoner is entitled to a room four times the size that the DWP maintains is a bedroom for a social tenant.

I was alerted to a Ministry of Justice document called Certified Prisoner Accommodation which sets out the minimum sizes for prisoners and the relevant size issue is detailed below and is from ppage 45 of the MoJ document… 239 more words

Mutuality of obligation... the irreducible minimum.

For some time now, I have been concerned that the workfare programme is illegal, particularly around the contract issue.

So with a bit of time on my hands today, I decided to look at this in some more detail. 689 more words