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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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Video: Green is Good for Growth conference 2012

23 Oct 2012, by in Environment

The TUC’s annual climate change conference 2012 focused on how to deliver a greener and stronger UK economy, with speakers including Caroline Lucas MP, Luciana Berger MP, Lord John Deben, Vince Cable MP and Frances O’Grady. You can watch videos of some of the conference sessions below. Session: Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary…

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The scale of the underemployment crisis

04 Sep 2012, by in Labour market

While recent labour market data have shown small falls in the number of people out of work, there have also been significant increases in under-employment people who are in employment but want to work more hours. Since the eve of the recession there has been an almost 100% increase (a rise of 696,000) in involuntary…

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Youth Misery

19 Jun 2012, by in Labour market

Youth unemployment is at a record high with over one million 16-24 year olds unemployed. Although this is as a result of the recession, youth unemployment was also rising before the current downturn started. TUC analysis published today shows that there has been a huge increase in long-term youth unemployment since 2000. In the last…

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