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Why North London Hospice should keep its word and pull out of workfare

Boycott Workfare - Real Jobs Now

January 29, 2015

The story so far of our continued campaign against the hated Community Work Placement scheme and the ongoing participation of North London Hospice In May last year, the Department for Work and Pensions launched its latest workfare scheme for the long-term unemployed – Community Work Placements (CWP). Previous schemes met with outrage when corporations, like […]

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Picket of North London Hospice Shop – against their Scrooge-like workfare scheme

December 5, 2014

This Saturday, 6 December, 12.30pm. Join us on a picket of North London Hospices shop on Wood Green High Road (Turnpike Lane end). Haringey Solidarity Group continues its support for claimants referred to Urban Futures as part of the hated Community Work Placement scheme. On a weekly basis, claimants tell us the shameful way in […]

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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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