Tag Archives: Help to Work

What’s wrong with workfare?

Reposted from keep volunteering voluntary 1 It undermines genuine volunteering Workfare is forced labour  – the opposite of volunteering. As Oxfam has pointed out, “These schemes involve forced volunteering, which is not only an oxymoron, but undermines people’s belief in the enormous … Continue reading

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Jobless must sign on every day: Government to dock money from long-term unemployed if they do not comply

Reposted from The Independent It’s good to see the stance that the Voluntary Sector are taking with regard to Mandatory Workfare…about time! Harsh rules to drive the long-term unemployed into work come into force today, which state they will only … Continue reading

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