Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
5 June 2013
In Sweden, where youth unemployment is 24%, riots have struck the capital Stockholm. Rage has exploded onto the streets following police repression and racism and decades of neoliberal attacks and privatisation
22 May 2013
The government's hated workfare schemes suffered another setback recently when a judge ruled that the names of those taking part must be made public
27 March 2013
Youth Fight for Jobs has launched its new Sick of Your Boss initiative, writes Ian Pattison, Youth Fight for Jobs.
21 March 2013
The Starbucks in London's Regent Street was targeted by protesters today over exploitative working practices that are typical of much of the retail and catering industries
20 March 2013
The government is on the side of the hard-working 'strivers', Tory chancellor Osborne assures us. 'Alarm clock Britain', can rest comfortably in bed
19 March 2013
Activists in the Youth Fight for Jobs campaign will be targeting Starbucks with protests and occupations this Thursday
13 March 2013
The 'Sick of Your Boss' initiative by Youth Fight for Jobs aims to win decent jobs, pay and working conditions for young workers as part of rebuilding a fighting democratic trade union movement
27 February 2013
I've considered myself as many things; a loud-mouthed leftie who tries to treat all equally, who laughs too loudly and tweets nonsensical, insider jokes with my friends, writes Jennifer Birch.
20 February 2013
Escalate action to fight for real jobs: "I am not going to give way on this" was the reply of Tory work and pensions minister Iain Duncan Smith (IDS) when confronted with the government's defeat on workfare at the court of appeal
20 February 2013
After months of illegal shift patterns and being expected to work without breaks under a bullying management at my workplace (as previously reported in the Socialist), things are looking up, writes Hannah Parker.
12 February 2013
A victory in the Court of Appeal for Cait Reilly and Jamie Wilson has dealt a massive blow to the government's work-for-your-benefit schemes
30 January 2013
Youth Fight for Jobs has a new initiative aimed at the under-employed. The campaign is asking: Are you sick of your boss?
16 January 2013
... and offers no solution to youth joblessness: Well-rested Tory Business Minister, Matthew Hancock, who overslept and missed a TV debate with Youth Fight for Jobs supporter, Ian Pattison, has lied about how late he actually was...
10 January 2013
Tory minister Matthew Hancock was due to debate on ITV with Youth Fight for Jobs supporter, Ian Pattison
27 November 2012
The government's outsourced back-to-work scheme for the long-term unemployed is not only not working, it is holding back jobseekers, the PCS union points out in a press release in response to figures released today (27th November)...
22 October 2012
From 17 to 20 October, young people marched through the cold and rain from Stirling to Glasgow, demanding real job creation, an end to attacks on benefits, pensions and wages, free education, public works and affordable housing
18 October 2012
Government advisor condemns scrapping of EMA - YFJE says bring it back now!
Claire Laker-Mansfield, Youth Fight for Jobs and Education spokesperson said: "This response from Milburn, to a study on social mobility, is a vindication of what we have been saying all along...
17 October 2012
When I finished university and qualified as a social worker I expected to find a post. But like many other young people across the world today I cannot find a job, writes Wyllie Hume
10 October 2012
Join the hot autumn of protest!: We're in for the fight of our lives. Fee hikes, EMA scrapped, youth services cut to the bone, housing benefit cut and attacks on our democratic rights...
3 October 2012
Youth Fight for Jobs Scotland, together with the PCS Young Members Network, is organising a March for Jobs and Public Services against Austerity...
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