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Growth of insecure work has added to labour market disadvantage for Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups

02 Jun 2017, by in Labour market

The growth of insecure work has exacerbated the inequalities that Black, Asian and minority (BAME) ethnic workers already face. The experience of insecure work differs between different ethnic groups, but the overall pattern is one in which BAME workers are significantly disadvantaged in the labour market. Previous TUC analysis showed that there are 3.2 million…




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The North East is England’s insecure work hot spot

15 Mar 2017, by in Labour market

The North East is becoming England’s hot spot for insecure work with two out of three new jobs in the last five years falling into this category. One in nine workers in the region are now in insecure jobs: seasonal, casual, temporary or agency work, including zero-hours contracts and low-paid self-employed roles. The TUC estimates…




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London calling: the capital dominates jobs growth

14 Mar 2017, by in Labour market

Employment is at record levels but despite much talk of economic rebalancing and regional powerhouses, TUC analysis has found that employment growth in London has rocketed ahead of the rest of England since the recession. We also conclude that London has had: the highest growth in employee jobs the smallest loss in public sector jobs and…




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