Monday, June 18, 2012

Goodbye welfare, hello workfare

You lose your job. You claim welfare and are offered a job almost immediately. But the job does not pay wages (despite being with a company which can afford to pay them) and if you refuse to accept this ‘opportunity’, your welfare payments are stopped and you therefore face destitution. Welcome to a life on workfare, which is now the reality for millions of people across the world. More...
Goodbye welfare, hello workfare -- New Internationalist

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