UNISONActive is an unofficial blog produced by UNISON activists for UNISON activists. Bringing news, briefings and events from a progressive left perspective.

Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Toxic cocktail sees public service workers dependent on benefits‏

The result of Brown’s in-work tax credits rather than a genuine living wage is now coming home to roost as more and more people in work are forced to rely on benefits to keep a roof over the heads. Brown's latter day conversion to a living wage in the 2010 general election campaign was too little too late . The Tories are about to make the situation a while lot worse: http://www.localgov.co.uk/index.cfm?method=news.detail&id=94218