Young jobseekers told to work without pay or lose unemployment benefits

Britain’s young unemployed are being sent to work for supermarkets and budget stores for up to two months for no pay and no guarantee of a job, the Guardian can reveal.

Under the government’s work experience programme young jobseekers are exempted from national minimum wage laws for up to eight weeks and are being offered placements in Tesco, Poundland, Argos, Sainsbury’s and a multitude of other big name businesses.

This scheme stinks. And I can see that more rioting will happen in the not too distant future if this sort of scheme continues!

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