Workfare schemes: What information do you need?

This is pretty much a comprehensive list of the information @refuted need to chart the true extent of workfare in our society,k and enable the public to make an effective stand against it. If you have any of the information requested, it would clearly be very good if you could share it with them or related organisations.

www.refuted.org.uk

Below is a suggested list of information that is needed for every workfare scheme in the  UK, which could help map the extent of UK workfare, enable people to secure and know their rights better, pursue complaints from an informed point of view and facilitate more informed advice and guidance provision to people conscripted into workfare. As well as enable advocacy organisations and activists develop more informed strategies and goals.

Provisional list of information needed, in an accessible format and location, for each and every workfare scheme, like Mandatory Work Activity:

  • Jobcentre guidance to it’s staff, including template letters, documents and forms
  • DWP produced Provider/Contractor guidance
  • Names of all DWP Providers contracted or subcontracted to set up workfare placements and jobsearch facilities
  • Complaint procedures, forms and policies, for:
    – All DWP Providers and subcontractors
    – Jobcentre Plus
    – Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
    – DWP’s Independent Case Examiner (ICE)
  • Newspaper…

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One Response to “Workfare schemes: What information do you need?”

  1. Workfare schemes: What information do you need?... Says:

    […] beastrabban:This is pretty much a comprehensive list of the information @refuted need to chart the true extent of workfare in our society,k and enable the public to make an effective stand against it.  […]

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