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Disabled people and other targeted claimant groups are being forced to work for 30 hours a week for £2.25 an hour in benefits and if they do not jump through these hoops they face their benefits being cut off

Following the vote for strike action by Sparks working for Balfour Beatty, and having failed to prevent them in the courts, BBES has abandoned its attempt to force new contracts on construction workers.

Sparks park lane protest

Electricians protested on Wednesday night at the Electrical Contractors Association annual dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London ’s Park Lane .As the bosses …

tesco exploitation-slider

Protest at Tesco, Portcullis House, Bridge St, Westminster, SW1A 2JR – opposite Parliament
10am, Saturday 18 February with placards, banners and innovative protest.


Workfare means that those on benefits are forced into unpaid work for multi-million pound companies. Instead of the living wage – they receive £2.25 an hour in benefits for 30 hours of work.

New analysis published by the TUC shows that unemployment in the UK stands at 6.3 million, when using the American U6 measure of unemployment.

Unemployment demo - February

Unemployed Right to Work activists protested outside the Department for Work and Pensions as the latest unemployment figures revealed unemployment at a 17 year high …

Speakers include Owen Jones and Zita Holbourne. Sunday 11th March, Central London

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