Unite News http://www.google.co.uk/ The latest stories Unite. en-gb Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:32:57 GMT Copyright (C) www.rippleffect.com 15 Charity bosses urged to shun ‘workfare’ scheme by Unite The bosses of the 200,000 registered charities in the UK were urged not to take part in the government’s new ‘workfare’ programme launched today http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/charity-bosses-urged-to-shun-workfare-scheme-by-unite/default.aspx tcm:11-17617 Mon, 28 Apr 2014 00:00:29 -0000 Workfare scheme is failing miserably in helping people into employment Community coordinator, Pilgrim Tucker, says that the government's workfare expeirment - forcing people to work for free - has failed and should be scrapped now. http://www.unitetheunion.org/campaigning/unitepolitics/unitepoliticsblog/workfare-scheme-is-failing-miserably-in-helping-people-into-employment/default.aspx tcm:11-15344 Tue, 7 Jan 2014 17:15:29 -0000 McCluskey: 44 Labour MPs voting against workfare saved party's honour Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey today praised the 44 Labour MPs who voted against the government’s workfare legislation yesterday for “standing up for core Labour values of decency and justice.” http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/mccluskey44labourmpsvotingagainstworkfaresavedpartyshonour/default.aspx tcm:11-8640 Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:20:01 -0000 Unite condemns government's rushed attempt to shore up discredited workfare Unite has denounced government attempts to rush through legislation designed to shore up its discredited workfare programme http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unitecondemnsgovernmentsrushedattempttoshoreupdiscreditedworkfare/default.aspx tcm:11-8566 Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:28:07 -0000 Work programme farce must end now Tackling long term unemployment needs a sustained, considered effort http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/workprogrammefarcemustendnow/default.aspx tcm:11-7701 Fri, 22 Feb 2013 09:18:16 -0000