Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
13 June 2012
Last September I found myself on incapacity benefit. But just weeks later, the government's Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) told me I had to re-apply for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)...
23 May 2012
On 14 May the Daily Telegraph printed an interview with Tory minister Iain Duncan Smith. In it he made outrageous attacks on disabled people
9 May 2012
Tory Work and Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has claimed that disabled Remploy workers are "not doing any work...", writes Pat Atkinson, Unite LE 1111 branch.
23 April 2012
On Friday 20 April hundreds of Remploy workers and members of the public gathered in Sheffield to show their opposition to the government's plans to close Remploy factories
18 April 2012
The Con-Dem attacks on the welfare state and workers' rights bear down particularly heavily on disabled people, writes Neil Cafferky.
18 April 2012
Grants for Wales's poorest and disabled students are being cut by 15% in real terms.
28 March 2012
The closure of 54 Remploy factories potentially can affect everyone in the UK. Disability can strike anyone in any socio-economic group, at any time.
22 March 2012
There was more clarity last week on the issues that surround the Con-Dems' proposal to end supported employment in Remploy
15 March 2012
Unemployment is rising. Benefits are being slashed. Among the latest to face the Con-Dems' axe are 1,700 disabled workers in skilled, productive jobs as 36 Remploy factories face closure.
8 March 2012
Swansea Trades Council has pledged support for the ongoing fight to save Remploy factories, following yesterday's announcement by the government of the closure of 36 factories
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