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If the UK and Welsh Governments do not take bold action now the economic slow-down poses huge risks to people’s jobs and livelihoods. We face the possibility of 11 per cent unemployment rate this year and the poorest in our communities will be hit hardest.
The UK and Welsh Governments should now roll out investment to create jobs. This should include jobs in:
Wales TUC is working in partnership with Welsh Government to ensure that our recovery is as fair, inclusive and equitable as it can be. This will require bold, ambitious action to ensure that as many jobs are retained as possible. Those who do lose their jobs must be able to retrain or find new employment as quickly as possible. We’re also lobbying for an economic stimulus package that will prioritise green jobs and reach all parts of Wales, so that no community is left behind.
At a UK level, we’re working with our TUC colleagues to push the UK Government to provide the necessary funding for Wales to make this a reality. We were very disappointed that the Prime Minister failed to announce any tangible support for Wales on 30 June. We will continue to fight for this investment and a fairer, just social security system.
Read our advice for workers facing redundancy