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It Had To Happen. Soon You Could Face An In-Work Benefit Sanction … For Going To Work

March 31, 2015

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ids-anyonecanlivePart-time workers could face a benefit sanction for going to work under draconian new rules which force claimants of in-work benefits to constantly look for more, or better paid work.

When Universal Credit is fully introduced (stop laughing) Jobcentres will have the powers to dictate how many hours a claimant should be working to remain eligible for what are now called Tax Credits and Housing Benefit.  Those without children, who do not have a health condition, will be required to spend up to 35 hours a week either working or taking part in work related activity such as looking for additional work or even attending workfare.  Failure to comply will result in a sanction.

The implications are chilling.  Under the new rules part-time workers will have to attend a job interview with just 48 hours notice  or their benefits will be stopped.  This is likely to mean someone required to…

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  1. March 31, 2015 5:29 pm

    Bloody hell, is there no end to this man’s evil? This is absolutely diabolical. I am working part time but cannot work more hours as my health would break down. I am praying very hard the Tories do not get back in, because I fear for my life if they do

  2. Andrew rich permalink
    March 31, 2015 9:42 pm

    Isis could do all the disabled unemployed people a favor and shoot him.

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