It’s WAR! ‘Our unpaid intern schemes are NOT forced labour’, claims government

It’s WAR! ‘Our unpaid intern schemes are NOT forced labour’, claims government

BUT WATERSTONES PULLS OUT OF THE PROGRAMME The government has insisted that its controversial work programme that sees young jobseekers being told to do unpaid internships or risk losing their benefits is NOT promoting forced labour, the Guardian has reported. The...
Poundland intern faces brutal backlash for challenging “forced” labour

Poundland intern faces brutal backlash for challenging “forced” labour

PRESS HOUNDS GRADUATE WHOSE JOB CENTRE MADE HER WORK IN DISCOUNT STORE FOR FREE The geology graduate who is suing the government over an unpaid internship she was “forced” to do at Poundland as part of a government scheme has been savaged by the British...
Yes! Graduate sues government over ‘mandatory’ Poundland internship

Yes! Graduate sues government over ‘mandatory’ Poundland internship

TWO-WEEK UNPAID PLACEMENT AT DISCOUNT STORE MAY HAVE BEEN ILLEGAL A graduate is suing the government over an unpaid two-week work placement at Poundland which she was told to complete by her local job centre – or face losing her Jobseeker’s Allowance...