In the news today, there are 1.016M youngsters between 16 and 24 out of work. So let's get the little buggers working in supermarkets and what have you foc to those supermarkets. This is in the Guardian. Here's the link to the complete story: Young jobseekers told to work without pay or lose unemployment benefits | Society | guardian.co.uk Young jobseekers told to work without pay or lose unemployment benefits Britain's young unemployed are being sent to work for supermarkets and budget stores for up to two months for no pay and no guarantee of a job, the Guardian can reveal. Under the government's work experience programme young jobseekers are exempted from national minimum wage laws for up to eight weeks and are being offered placements in Tesco, Poundland, Argos, Sainsbury's and a multitude of other big name businesses. Frankly, if this is what this government mean by the private sector will pick up the slack in the jobs market caused by slashed public spending, god help those looking for work!