‘Campaigns against unpaid work as a condition of receiving benefits – workfare – and cuts affecting disabled people have drawn out the truth behind government schemes. Boycott Workfare and Disabled People Against Cuts, among others, have drawn repeated and serious attention to the punitive nature of deeming people fit for work, or attempting to place people in jobs when the jobs don’t exist or are unpaid.’
Read with: Unemployed must be ‘working and training, not claiming’, says Labour guardian.co.uk, 4 Jan 2013 by Patrick Wintour, political editor and Haroon Siddique
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