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Don’t Stop The Free Workers Plead The Workfare Exploiters

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Here’s the REAL something-for-nothing culture IDS and Cameron claim to hate…

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Poundland have seen dozens of protests outside their stores over their use of unpaid workers. Poundland have seen dozens of protests outside their stores over their use of unpaid workers.

In a bizarre move, several companies known to use unpaid staff on workfare schemes have teamed up to write a letter to The Guardian singing the praises of the disastrous Work Programe.

The list of employers – which includes Homebase who are known to have used workfare is the past, and Poundland, who were at the heart of the successful legal challenge against workfare – say that the government’s support for schemes like the Work Programme ‘must continue’.  Otherwise they might have to start actually paying their staff instead of exploiting unemployed people coerced into unpaid work by sanction-happy Jobcentre busy-bodies.

It is not known whether all the companies on the list, which include Ocado and Gap, are involved in unpaid work, although it is difficult to see why they have signed otherwise.  In fact…

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Written by Smiling Carcass

11/09/2014 at 8:11 AM

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