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#Employment Tribunal fees deter four out of five employees pursuing claims (#UK #Welfare #Politics)

Since the introduction of employment tribunal fees in July 2013, Citizens Advice report that four out of five employees who would otherwise have taken their employer to a tribunal are put off by the cost. 949 more words

Government & Politics

The reality of zero hours contracts

Reposted from TUC website

#DecentJobsWeek: I love being a home care worker, but I hate the insecurity

17 Dec 2014, by Helen in Working Life… 721 more words

HMRC

Problems At Work? Contact A Real Fighting Union And Stuff Your Boss!

To hear the current government talk you would think the business community are paragons of virtue – nobly trickling down wealth to the rest of us whilst sticking to the rules and giving us poor plebs something to do in the daytimes. 308 more words

Fighting Back

Pauline Got Promoted! DWP Management Psychobabble Is Turning Jobcentres Into Cults

If you want an example of the glassy-eyed idiots currently handed senior positions at the DWP then the twitter feed of the regional manager responsible for 149 Jobcentres in Central England is a good place to start. 891 more words

DWP

Defend The Welfare State

Over the past two years 2 million welfare benefit claimants have been sanctioned. This has led to the unemployed, disabled and chronically ill people going hungry and the spread of food banks as a last resort for many people in poverty situations. 119 more words

Alternative Christmas - Week 3

Away in a Manger

All over this country
The doorway is bed
The homeless and hungry
Lay down their poor heads
The queues in the food banks… 44 more words

So what are we scared of:

What is the matter with everyone?

Are we all so full of apathy that unless the Trades Unions tell us to go down to London and protest against a certain cut or tax we do nothing and stay home and safely on our computers, tablets or mobiles. 171 more words