Unpaid Trial Shifts

1 Mar 18

This is exploitation. Ruthless businesses are telling people they have to work for free for up to 40 hours as a ‘trial shift’ before they can get a job. [1] And people who are desperate for work are doing these shifts for no pay, with the...

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Employment Support Allowance – a lifeline

25 Jan 16

We have less than 48 hours to stop people who are too unwell to work being pushed into poverty. On Wednesday, the House of Lords will vote on whether it should cut financial support for ill and disabled people. [1] Unless we act quickly together...