Two workfare exploiters shut down in Edinburgh

Anti workfare demonstrators shut down British Heart Foundation and Salvation Army shops in Edinburgh on Saturday 23rd March. The actions, part of the Britain-wide Week of Action against the Government’s compulsory work-for-your-benefits schemes, targeted two charities who have persisted in exploiting the unemployed, sick and disabled through workfare.   People converged on the large British Heart Foundation…Read moreRead more

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Universal JobMatch – Don’t sign up! It is NOT compulsory! Protect your data.

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TAKE PART IN A WEEK OF ACTION KICKING OFF ON 8 DECEMBER

Many companies and charities have pulled out of the government’s workfare schemes when met with pickets and direct action that put these exploitative schemes in the spotlight. But charities including British Heart Foundation, Scope and Barnardos and many companies like Poundland, Argos and Superdrug still subscribe to schemes which force the unemployed to “work for…Read moreRead more

GOVERNMENT ADMITS WE CAN MAKE WORKFARE COLLAPSE

The DWP has admitted it is scared to publish names of workfare users because “Previous targeted campaigns had resulted in the withdrawal of providers” and it could result “in the collapse of the MWA scheme”. Read the Guardian article here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/nov/09/mandatory-work-activity-names-witheld   Share This: