Unpaid STUDENT internships – the newest way to rip off the young!

Unpaid STUDENT internships – the newest way to rip off the young!

THREE-MONTH UNPAID INTERNSHIPS SHOULD BE PART OF EVERY DEGREE, SAYS NEW REPORT A new report commissioned by the government has shocked students and graduates by suggesting that every university student should complete up to 12 weeks of interning as part of their...
Got a good degree? Great – now go and work in a shop

Got a good degree? Great – now go and work in a shop

A THIRD OF GRADUATES ARE DOING LOW-SKILLED JOBS, NEW RESEARCH REVEALS The number of recent graduates employed in low-skilled jobs — including retail assistants, cleaners, hotel porters and machine operatives — has hit a ten-year high, according to new...
“Asda workfare reference didn’t even get my gender right,” says young jobseeker

“Asda workfare reference didn’t even get my gender right,” says young jobseeker

SHODDY LETTER IS A POOR REWARD FOR FIVE WEEKS’ UNPAID LABOUR A young jobseeker has revealed publicly his reference from supermarket giant Asda, in which the author couldn’t even be bothered to get his gender right. Former music student Joseph Wilson had...
Hate workfare? You’re an ‘extremist militant’ says the Daily Mail

Hate workfare? You’re an ‘extremist militant’ says the Daily Mail

AND PAPER ATTACKS GUARDIAN REPORTER SHIV MALIK FOR HIS BRILLIANT REPORTING ON THE ISSUE Thousands of decent, law-abiding citizens have today been labelled ‘extremists’  and ‘militants’ in today’s Daily Mail for arguing that a day’s...