You know, if the Greens really got their act together, they could clean up at the next general election. Who else is left for us to vote for ?
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Labour’s workfare plus a sandwich scheme is no better than the Tory’s current workfare and is every bit as badly thought out.
Labour’s Compulsory Jobs Guarantee takes the worst elements of almost all previous welfare-to-work style schemes and has rolled them all into one giant and hugely expensive fuck up. 706 more words
We have a number of organisations and individuals today who campaign for the interests of the unemployed and dispossessed. It is not disparaging their efforts, though, to recognise that we have nothing today to compare with the National Unemployed Workers’ Movement. 871 more words
Since yesterday's post on British work camps for the unemployed seems to have stirred up a lot of interest, you should check out this blog - the author has written a book on them !
My son was recently offered a day’s work; just over two weeks ago, it happens and on his signing day. The offer was made out of office hours, with no opportunity to notify the benefits agency, but he took the day’s work and notified the benefits agency at the earliest opportunity- the next day that he had done the day’s work and that this was the reason he was unable to attend the benefits office to sign on at his regular day and time. 179 more words
“Not paying the National Minimum Wage is illegal and if an employer breaks the law, government will take tough action,”
“Anyone considered a worker under the law should be paid at least the minimum wage, whether they are an intern, or someone on work experience.” 529 more words