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Recession Report #16: a better than expected labour market, but underemployment continues to rise

10 Mar 2010, by in Economic Reports, Economics, Equality, Labour market

Download the 16th TUC Recession Report Today we’ve published our 16th and final Recession Report. From next month we will be moving to a shorter monthly Labour Market Report and a bi-monthly Economic Report. The latest labour market figures cover the period October to December 2009, and show that 2,457,000 people were unemployed by the…

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Recession report #14: Mixed news in a fragile labour market

07 Jan 2010, by in Economic Reports, Economics, Labour market

Read the TUC Recession Report for January 2010 Today we have published our 14th Recession Report, which looks at the labour market data for the period August to October 2009 (with November data for some indicators).  As was widely reported in December, the release showed that claimant unemployment had fallen by 6,300 between October and November – a result…

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Recession Report #12: unemployment still rising but increases may be starting to slow

03 Nov 2009, by in Economic Reports, Economics, Labour market, Society & Welfare

Read the TUC Recession Report for October 2009 Today we have published our 12th recession report, which considers the labour market figures for June-August 2009. The second part of the report looks at child poverty and the recession, considering what the implications of the recession could be for poverty and inequality. The labour market data…

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Recession Report #11: The adequacy of benefits

25 Sep 2009, by in Economic Reports

Read the TUC Recession Report for September 2009 We publish this month’s Recession Report today, and the special feature is a look at what has happened to the relative value of benefits for unemployed people over the past 30 years. Today, Jobseeker’s Allowance for a single person is worth just 10% of average earnings; this…

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