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Government blackmails unemployed into making hopeless job applications

Government blackmails unemployed into making hopeless job applications

Unemployed people are being threatened and blackmailed into making entirely hopeless job applications. Those claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) are now being forced to apply for at least three jobs per week, even if they are barred from working in such positions or do not have the necessary skills. Ex-offenders with serious criminal records but…

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Work Programme a total failure as government ignores older unemployed and CRB check jobless

Work Programme a total failure as government ignores older unemployed and CRB check jobless

The government’s much heralded Work Programme is completely failing to help older unemployed people and those with criminal records. TheOpinionSite.org can reveal that according to sources within the Department of Work and Pensions, the government sees employing the young as being more cost effective and more politically acceptable than getting experienced 45 – 60 year…

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