Workfare comes to Britain

The Green Paper, No-One is Written Off: Reforming Welfare to Reward Responsibility was published in July. Its aim is to ensure everyone has to “fulfil their responsibilities to prepare for, look for, and take up work.”

France: Areva strikers issued with summonses

31 striking workers have been issued with summonses for 'restricting the freedom to work'

France: organisation amongst the homeless

The treatment of the homeless, especially those who are immigrants the attitude of the French government, as does the resitance organised against it.

Argentina: What is the MTD 'Anibal Veron'?

2003 organizational document of a now defunct national coordination of unemployed workers assemblies. The majority of the assemblies are now integrated in the Frente Popular Darío Santillán.

Physiotherapy students protest against unemployment

Qualified Physiotherapists are struggling to find work

Hundreds of physiotherapy students and graduates have converged on Holyrood to lobby MSPs over their "limited chances" of finding employment.

One in four youth unemployment figure disputed

Florence Lefresne

Our interview with economist and European labour trends specialist Florence Lefresne about the CPE.

Mining communities, unemployment and incapacity benefits

As the government prepares to slash incapacity benefits, Rob Ray looks at a report brought out last year which is amongst the starkest examples of how incapacity has been used in recent years to hide much of the country's unemployment problems.

1929-1939: 25 Concentration Camps in England - ICG

The recurring theme of forced work for the unemployed.