TITLE

JSA rules may hinder drive to tackle youth unemployment

AUTHOR(S)
Peacock, Louisa
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Personnel Today;9/22/2009, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that government rules on claiming Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA), may hinder the drive to tackle youth unemployment in Great Britain. According to the current rules, unemployed youngsters looking for work experience have to give up JSA, unless they get placed through Jobcentre Plus. Around one million youngsters are jobless, as per the official statistics. However the government policy seems to be stringent and is not being appreciated by the world charity UK Youth.
ACCESSION #
45103180

 

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