Jobs & Education

Youth Fight For Jobs support Game workers

Today Youth Fight for Jobs in Belfast organised a stall in solidarity with the Game workers who occupying their stores across the south. Below is the text

Successful “Name & Shame Tour” against slave labour schemes

On Saturday – after attending a protest in support of Belfast Telegraph workers facing job losses – twenty activists attended a “Name & Shame tour” organised by Youth Fight for Jobs &Education against government “slave labour schemes”.

Tescos: No to Slave labour schemes!

Over the past few months the government’s work experience scheme has come under increasing scrutiny. The scheme is nothing more than one attempting to introduce slave-labour for the young unemployed, with young people working 30 hours a week, for eight weeks, and receiving no additional pay on top of their Job Seekers Allowance (JSA), which they are threatened with losing if they do not participate.

Save EMA!

The Education Maintenance Allowance for school and tech students is under threat.