From the TUC

Why aren’t wages rising?

Kate Bell

17 May 2017, by in Economics

Today’s labour market figures presented yet another iteration of the puzzle of the UK labour market in recent years: why are higher employment rates not pushing up wages? Traditional labour market theory tells us that as unemployment falls, workers feel more secure in their jobs and more able to push for wage increases, employers need…

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#GE2017: Why this election matters so much to young people

Amina Khatun

15 May 2017, by in Politics

If you’re under 25, this election matters because it is about securing your future. A massive 2.4m young people are currently missing from the voter register, more than enough votes to swing the election outcome drastically in any direction they chose. We know that turnout for 18-24 year olds has tumbled in recent elections from 60%…

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