Workfare is the system whereby unemployed and disabled people are forced to work for charities, community organisations and companies under threat of having their benefits stopped entirely for up to three years for unemployed people and losing 70% of their benefits indefinitely for disabled people.
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Saturday, 13 July 2013
Marks and Spencers, High Street, Birmingham
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West Midlands Solfed have called a demonstration and we will be joining them to support the Boycott Workfare campaign as Marks and Spencer have recently publicly backed workfare, boasting that 2% of their workforce don’t get paid. We will be picketing Marks and Spencers in Bimingham near the bull ring from 1pm.
It is almost to his credit that he claims criticism is “misguided and insulting” whilst lying and misleading about schemes which are misguided in their methods. This is a response to the points he made in the article, showing his lies for what they are.
Monday – Friday Online actions – see the Boycott Workfare website for details of who to contact each day.
Monday’s action: 24 hours to stop IDS rewriting history and robbing £130 million – Day 1 in the Workfare Week of Action