Friday, January 9, 2015

There Is No Greater Enemy To Sick And Disabled People In The UK Than This Company: Join The Day of Action Against Maximus – March 2nd 2015

Originally posted on the void:


Escalation is the only possible response to today’s shocking and genuinely sad news that a prominent and formerly trusted disabled campaigner has taken a job with private healthcare firm Maximus – the company set to take over from Atos running the Work Capability Assessments for sickness and disability benefits.

Sue Marsh, author of the Diary of a Benefit Scrounger blog, has announced that she will take up a position as Head of Customer Experience with Maximus – who also run workfare schemes – on a salary believed to be around £75,000 a year. This appears to be a shabby attempt by the US private healthcare company to rehabilitate the Work Capability Assessment as the list of deaths related to the brutal process grows ever longer. A well timed called to action against the company from disabled people and benefit claimants today shows that Maximus have wasted their money.  Please…

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