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FOI Tribunal orders DWP to release names of workfare exploiters, after losing 3 appeals.

Tribunal orders DWP to release names of workfare exploiters, after losing 3 appeals. 20/6/13 update: Tribunal grants DWP permission to appeal against decision to name workfare exploiters “The Tribunal dismisses the Appellant’s appeals and upholds the Decision Notices [Case Ref: … Continue reading

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FOI Watch: DWP discloses nearly 200 Universal Jobmatch docs/updates

‘Universal Jobmatch ‘implementation updates’‘

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3 Landmark FOI #WorkFare appeals hearing set for Tues 26th March 2013

Tip: Name and Shame workfare exploiters Hearing confirmation for: EA/2012/0207, EA/2012/0232 & EA/2012/0233 “One day hearing; 26/03/13; venue to be confirmed” Source: Ministry of Justice

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Old home page content Newer content now on: http://www.refuted.org.uk  – Twitter: @refuted – Facebook: facebook.com/refuted.org.uk Are you a DWP Jobcentre Customer, on a Welfare to Work(fare) Programme or worried about a referral? Then you need to Protect YOUR Personal Information! … Continue reading

Universal Jobmatch: DWP reaffirms it is Not Mandatory, No Sanctions and No Directions

“The UJ Jobmatch toolkit chapter 3, paragraph 50, states: “You cannot issue a Jobseeker’s Direction to either require a claimant to create a profile and CV in Universal Jobmatch or to mandate a claimant to give us access to their … Continue reading

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How to remove DWP account access if given

Visit: Universal Jobmatch  > All your rights (as of 28/1/13) “Access to your Universal Jobmatch (UJ) account is only available to DWP staff once you have given your consent; this is on a voluntary basis and is done by ticking a … Continue reading

Universal Jobmatch: How to remove DWP account access if given

“Access to your Universal Jobmatch (UJ) account is only available to DWP staff once you have given your consent; this is on a voluntary basis and is done by ticking a box within your UJ profile. To revoke this consent you need … Continue reading

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DWP issues Universal Jobmatch reminder to Jobcentres: Not Mandatory, No Directions & No Sanctions

“Jobcentre Plus has been instructed not to mandate claimants to use Universal Jobmatch or issue Jobseeker’s Directions or benefit sanctions until some changes have been made to the service to support this.”

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Since 2007 1,483,760 individuals got JSA sanctions. IE: Nearly 1 in 5 on JSA

View full stats, release under Freedom of Information Act. “This is why writers such as André Gorz have been describing jobseeker’s allowance [JSA] as “workfare” since 2003. Discipline comes to dominate our lives whether we are employed or not and … Continue reading

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Workfare stats

Newer contentnow on: http://www.refuted.org.uk  – Twitter: @refuted – Facebook: facebook.com/refuted.org.uk (The post below was developed after a debate on twitter initiated by @RevPaulCA) “The Government boast that they are creating jobs but fail to tell us how many of those … Continue reading