From the TUC

A part-time and precarious ‘recovery’

18 Apr 2012, by Guest in Economics

Today’s Labour Market Statistics brought the welcome news that employment has risen and unemployment fallen, but looking below the headlines reveals a more gloomy picture. The ‘recovery’ is being driven by part-time and precarious work, whilst real wages are falling. As I explain over at Left Foot Forward, today’s numbers are no cause for celebration.