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Labour Market Report #30

29 Oct 2012, by in Economic Reports, Labour market

The TUC’s latest Labour Market Report is now available online. Whilst there is good news, there is still cause for concern. Youth unemployment is still just under a million. Long term unemployment has continued to increase for those unemployed for over a year; 897,000 people have been unemployed for over one year and 444,000 people…

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Women and Work

19 Sep 2012, by in Economic Reports

The TUC’s fourth Economic Report is now available on the TUC website. This edition looks at changes to women’s position in the labour market since the start of the recession. There are some findings you may expect, and some you may not:

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Labour market report #29

19 Sep 2012, by in Economic Reports

The TUC’s latest Labour Market Report is now available online.It notes that despite a ‘mini-recovery’ in recent months the labour market is still characterised by rising under-employment, high youth & long term unemployment and falling real wages. It also steps back to take a longer term look at recent labour market performance.

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Labour Market Report #28

16 Aug 2012, by in Economic Reports, Labour market

The new edition of the TUC’s Labour Market Report is out, looking at the latest employment statistics – there’s good news, but just how significant is the reported fall in unemployment? When the recession began men were hit harder than women but that stopped being true some time ago – this edition includes the figures…

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Labour Market Report #26

24 May 2012, by in Economic Reports, Labour market

We’ve just published this month’s TUC Labour Market Report. In this issue we look at the latest employment and unemployment figures. The worrying fall in full-time jobs is being disguised by a rise in part-time employment – but two-thirds of the part-time jobs are going to people who would have preferred to work full-time and…

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Labour Market Report

23 Apr 2012, by in Economic Reports

The TUC’s latest Labour Market Report is available here. Whilst the headline fall in unemployment is welcome, the latest jobs figures show that employment growth is being drievn by part-time and precarious work and accompanied by falling real wages. The ‘recovery’ so far is very weak indeed.

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Labour Market Report #24

19 Mar 2012, by in Economic Reports, Labour market

We have just published the latest edition of our Labour Market Report. In this month’s Report we look at the highest unemployment rate since 1995; 2011 – the year when private sector jobs growth failed to keep up with public sector job losses; lower finance sector bonuses and low growth rate for public sector pay…

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