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High Court rules Government's unpaid jobseeker schemes to be lawful

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    R (on the application of Reilly and another) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2012] EWHC 2292 (Admin) HC (0 other reports)

human rights | forced or compulsory labour | jobseeker's allowance

The High Court has held that two government schemes in which individuals who are on jobseeker's allowance are given unpaid placements are lawful and not a breach of participants' human rights.