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Labour Market Report #35

27 Mar 2013, by in Economic Reports, Labour market

This month’s Labour Market Report looks at the latest employment and unemployment statistics. In this issue: Employment at a turning point? Unemployment up – more than a blip? Wages continue to fall in real terms. View the full report online at the TUC website where you can also download a PDF version of the report.


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Labour Market Report #34

21 Feb 2013, by in Economic Reports, Labour market

This month’s Labour Market Report looks at the latest employment and unemployment statistics. Over the past twelve months the number of people in employment has grown by 584,000 but is that figure misleading? Average earnings growth is still below inflation but there are some indications that pay negotiations are starting to win higher settlements than…


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TUC Economic Report – Productivity

07 Feb 2013, by in Economic Reports, Economics

The TUC’s latest Economic Report is now online and covers the UK’s ‘productivity paradox’. The report analyses the relationship between estimates of productivity growth and the size of the structural deficit and surveys the recent debate between supply optimists and supply pessimists. It then goes on to look at eight commonly given explanations for the…


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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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