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I left the Job Centre in tears on Monday, I’d already signed on so hope I don’t get a sanction. I was told I have to go and work in B&M Bargains as a volunteer. 2,637 more words

Upcoming dates in workplace and welfare struggles, late June-early July

A few important upcoming dates:

The amazing cleaners who’ve been organising though the United Voices of the World union in London are currently on an all-out indefinite strike at 100 Wood Street, and have been for over a week. 378 more words


How to Complain to the Jobcentre or DWP

(photo: Johnny Void)

As a jobseeker or if you are on ESA, claiming  benefits can often unfortunately be problematic. Problems claimants experience include delayed benefit payments, behavioural issues with Jobcentre staff and long waiting times to get through to the DWP’s helpline. 846 more words


SCOPE...why don't you just take a hike.

SCOPE announces: “We are reinvigorating the disability movement”  SCOPE for Change.

How dare they!

Here’s the problem: SCOPE is not and has never been a part of any so called ‘disability movement’, whatever that is. 689 more words

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Universal discredit - the workfare sector comes out against in-work sanctions

  • Groups representing Work Programme providers say benefits shouldn’t be docked for claimants in work
  • Government’s flagship Universal Credit scheme is trialling sanctions of claimants who already have jobs…
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