Media Coverage

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A selection of coverage:

August 2016: Jungle World (Germany) – Arbeiten ohne Lohn [Work without pay]

August 2016: The Ferret – Scottish charities used workfare despite denials

August 2016: Third Force News – Scots charities named on workfare list

August 2016: Third Sector – Scores of charities provided ‘workfare’ placements, documents show

July 2016: The Independent – Revealed: The High Street firms that used benefits claimants for free labour

July 2016: The Mirror – DWP forced to reveal vast list of firms using benefit claimants for unpaid work after 4-year legal fight

January 2012: The Guardian – Why the Government was wrong to make me work in Poundland for free

January 2012: The Guardian – Who pays the Tesco CEO’s wages of £6.9 million a year? We do

February 2012: The Guardian – Waterstones ends unpaid work placements

November 2011: Corporate Watch exposes Holland & Barrett and Tescos

November 2011: Red Pepper – All Work and No Pay

November 2011: The Guardian – Young Jobseekers told to work without pay or lose unemployment benefits

November 2011: Public Interest Lawyers – Legal Challenge to Government’s Forced Labour scheme

October 2011: Islington Tribune – Protest against ‘forced labour’ reforms at the Business Design Centre

October 2011: Morning Star – Forced labour scheme activists vow to defy gag

September 2011: Corporate Watch exposes Matalan, Savers and Newham Council amongst others as profiting from workfare

August 2011 – Guardian

August 2011 – Corporate Watch

December 2010 – Islington Tribune, Happiness Society will not bring us joy