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that actually fucking angers me a lot.
but £65 odd quid per week is certainly less than 40 hours per week at £6.08 or £4.98 if you're under 21
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Lots of people do that. I don't understand what the problem is.
a job that should pay extra for unsociable hours that requires minimal training, a dull boring job and they are advertsing it it permanently for JSA+expenses. the scheme was introduced to let unskilled people get a chance to gain experience in roles that need experience, not to let a huge company benefit from minimum wage avoidance in a role that i walked into at the age of 16.
Yeah that's fair enough. I saw a job a night shift in Sainsburys advertised at like £8.50 an hour which is around £2 more than the normal wage.
Wage = JSA+EXPENSES
just imagine it
It took me a long time to reply.
i'm just confused as to how people are expected to live on £65 a week including bills, rent etc.
Is it me, or do the two words that start that sentence cast doubt on the two words that finish it?
100% of the time.
60% of the time.
Asda and Waitrose pay more than them, also.
I'm guessing Sainsbury's probably do, too...
This is by far the most scandalous. Its not acceptable in the slightest. Unbelievable state of affairs.
Theyre probably chopping old people up and using them as wood chippings for parks or something, but I cant understand the gall of the dickheads who have arranged this
really, really, really bad.
Like, nearly-inducing-me-to-self-identify-as-a-marxist bad.
Every Little Helps
surely this is the kind of thing even the right wing media would be against? It's genuinely just slavery marketed differently.
Arghfasffzds i feel a little bit sick now.
vive la fucking revolution, cunts
No point even bothering to analyse or give deeper thought to this one. I normally laugh at the 'hur dur torrys r fascists' section of CiF, but now I'm really not so sure.
Absolutely no different to the 13 week unpaid work experience thing that the JobCentre try and get people to do once they've been on JSA for a certain amount of time.
But it's nothing new.
and yeah it is kinda just as bad in the same way that they're both slavery, but the fact it's being advertised instead of an actual job is really worrying, especially if the conservatives and right wing media continue to not give a shit/support it and unemployment continues to be ridiculous.
apart from the fact that it's permanent and it was doing night shifts.
the min wage and the person did a bit of pilfering, and I was the judge hearing the trial, then I would be inclined to take this into account.....because out of 100 employees doing this I am sure that Tesco's paying less than the min wage will cause more employees than otherwise to go into theft, in effect their behaviour is likely to increase the probability of making people commit crime.
This rule about selected companies being able to get their hands on ultra cheap labour through JSA recievers is more lilkely to encourage these companies to employ less proper normal employees.
WHat this needs is some campaigning judge to point out that this behaviour decisively gets round and undermines the minimum wage, and because of this, overule this nonsense. I seem to remember that to have laws that subvert the purpose and intent of previously made legislation, with no benefit to 'the victim' is something that lawyers are allowed to rule on (I think I seem to remember, perhaps PO or raanraals can enlighten if this is so)
More or less the direct result of tightening benefits whilst deregulating employer law is exploitation, loan sharks and soaring crime rates. It's just sickening.