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It’s Official: UK Government’s Workfare Programme is Illegal Forced Labour

Scriptonite Daily | 12.02.2013 14:01 | Workfare | Repression | Social Struggles | Workers' Movements | London | World

The UK Government’s controversial Back to Work programme, deemed workfare by critics, received a bloody nose this week as all but one of the WorkFare schemes were found to compel a person’s labour and deemed illegal by the Court of Appeal at the Royal Courts of Justice. Though not an ultimate victory, this ruling sends a clear signal to the UK government that the public might not be willing to surrender their social contract without a fight after all.

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