Monday, 5 May 2014

Benefit Sanctions 'Damaging' Waste Of Time, Say Jobcentre Staff

The controversial practice of docking benefit payments for
unemployed people who fail to adhere to strict new requirements imposed
upon them is a ‘damaging’ waste of time, a survey by the Public and
Commercial Services Union (PCS) suggests.

... 70% of jobcentre advisers who responded to the PCS survey
said that benefit sanctions ‘had no positive impact’ in influencing the
behaviour of jobseeker’s.

Benefit Sanctions 'Damaging' Waste Of Time, Say Jobcentre Staff

Just a thought ... maybe sanctions have no impact coz people generally aren't being lazy, there just aren't any jobs out there for them. 

Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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