"When I was made redundant last year as part of the UK Govt cutbacks, needed as a result of the banks and our bankrupt economic systems, I got nothing. No redundancy pay, as I had been in "that" job less than two years and my previous employment didn't count."From this update on the Robin Hood Tax blog. For the full comment scroll down to the large passage by Simon14 on Friday 4th November at 18:22.
In not-entirely-unrelated news, a few feet away from me in a sealed envelope is a public sector strikes ballot paper with my cross on it, waiting to be posted.