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Over 12,000 Disabled People Forced To Work Unpaid Since Workfare Scheme Launched

Government statistics on the number of claimants forced to work for charities without pay reveal just over 12,000 disabled people have faced mandatory referrals to unpaid work since the workfare scheme was launched.

Read more: http://johnnyvoid.wordpress.com/2013/07/01/over-12000-disabled-people-forced-to-work-unpaid-since-workfare-scheme-launched/

More action is needed to highlight the abuse of charities in government workfare schemes.
Local angle (Framework) latest news: http://nottingham.indymedia.org.uk/articles/5789 Background on Framework: https://nottssos.org.uk/2013/05/05/opposing-charity-involvement-in-workfare-a-new-local-campaign/

Opposing charity involvement in Workfare – a new local campaign

Update: Feature article on Nottingham Indymedia: Nottingham charity involved in workfare

Reblog via Notts Black Arrow: Opposing charity involvement in Workfare – a new local campaign.