Back to Victorian age for employees

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Why do job centres treat those genuinely looking for work differently to those who receive all the benefits ie housing etc?

Those people who still live in the family home just get the minimum level and are told to be out looking 35 hours a week and write 10 letters a week and pay for stamps etc. Also, out of 20 applications, only one replied.

Do employers give any thought to dismissing an employee wrongly accused of gross misconduct, without considering the consequences to that individual? We are back in the Victorian ages when an employee is accused of leaving work without permission, although, according to a witness, this was not so. A loyal worker for over six years should be given a warning and a second chance.

H. Ingham

Colne