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Originally posted by StevenDye
reply to post by stumason
I'd just like to give a real world example to back you up after the comments you were getting earlier.
At my place of work we recently had an 18 year old, single mum, living in her own place...join us after being on the JSA. She left after only one week (she phoned in ill and was then caught drinking jn the street) because she realised that combined with the other benefits she was getting she was worse off being at work. Now she was being paid over minimum wage at our place.
She was more than being paid for any work she did whilst getting JSA, she was getting paid more than she did if she had a job. She was being paid more than I was at the time.
Originally posted by andy06shake
reply to post by doobydoll
"I agree it's outrageous that people are worse off working than if they were on benefits - only in England eh?"
It's exactly the same up here in bonny Scotland!
100,000s of refugees willing to work for £3 an hour!
And no jobs for the boys!
Let them eat cake eh?edit on 14-2-2013 by andy06shake because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Flavian
reply to post by illuminnaughty
My (elderly) parents still live in Bridlington, i go every other week to visit. There are loads of jobs advertised in and around Bridlington (some in Hull, admittedly) at the moment - they are even building a huge new Aldi and have been advertising for jobs at every level.
Is he saying there are no jobs or none in his chosen field?
It is one of those places where you can go at any time of the year and the pubs are always full of the same people that do not work but do claim the dole