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Urban Futures occupied: Six month workfare no way!

No future for bullying at Urban Futures

October 9, 2014

Today members of Haringey Solidarity Group and Boycott Workfare paid workfare provider Urban Futures in Wood Green a visit. Fifteen people occupied the office with banners and a soundsystem – challenging Urban Futures on their treatment of claimants and speaking to people on enforced jobsearch about their experiences and sharing info on their rights. We’d […]

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Urban Futures – make workfare a thing of the past

Workfare is forced labour

October 8, 2014

We all know Community Work Placements aren’t about helping people find work. Instead, forced unpaid work and supervised job search treat the unemployed like criminals. Six months of workfare is more than twice the maximum community service sentence! CWP forces claimants to work for 34 hours a week – most of the time doing pointless […]

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Why is North London Hospice still using workfare?

October 6, 2014

On Saturday, 11 October, from 12pm, we’ll be outside North London Hospice’s Wood Green shop, as part of Boycott Workfare’s week of action against workfare. And once more, we’ll be asking them, why they are still involved with Community Work Placements and other workfare schemes. Join us from 12pm at North London Hospice shop, 19 […]

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Anti-workfare protest outside North London Hospice shop

Anti-workfare protest at North London Hospice

August 18, 2014

Pickets, protests, and online pressure are meeting each organisation that is found participating in the government’s latest and longest workfare scheme – Community Work(fare) Placements. On Saturday morning, 16 August, Haringey Solidarity Group held a picket outside North London Hospice charity shop on Wood Green High Road (near Turnpike Lane) about their involvement with the […]

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Community Work Placements in Haringey – who’s proud to be working with G4S?

No Benefit Sanctions, No Workfare

August 12, 2014

While the government would like to keep their names secret, the companies involved with running the recently launched Community Work Placements seem proud to publicise their involvement. G4S won the contract for six regions across the country and was “delighted” to announce its involvement with the scheme which consists of six-month, forced, unpaid work placements […]

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JUSTICE FOR MARK DUGGAN

August 3, 2014

VIGIL Monday 4th August 2014 Join us on for a peaceful remembrance vigil on the third anniversary of Mark’s death. Mark’s family are still fighting for justice and they need your support. There will be a meet up at 5pm outside Tangmere House on Broadwater Farm, to make our way to the spot on Ferry […]

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Say No to St Ann’s Hospital Sell Off! (Mon 28 Jul)

July 27, 2014

Demonstrate on  28 July 2014 6.15 at a Pre Application Planning Meeting  at the Civic Centre Wood Green N22 Instead of a Sell Off – let’s expand the provision on Haringey’s only hospital site. Residents are calling for a Walk In Urgent Care Centre, more GP Facilities, a Child Health Centre and expanded Mental Health […]

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Stop Estate Demolitions! Lobby the Full Council Meeting

June 7, 2014

Tottenham Town Hall, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham, London N15 4RY6.30pm, Monday 9 JuneBring your neighbours and friends Tenants and residents are objecting to Haringey Council’s planned ‘estate reviews’, to sell off, demolish and redevelop many of our Council housing estates around the borough [*See details at the end]. There have already been large residents’ […]

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