Poverty / Social Exclusion

Commenting on the Government's Jobs White Paper published today (Tuesday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
15 December 2009
TUC analysis of official Government statistics released today (Tuesday) shows that more than one in three (39 per cent) unemployed young people aged 16-24 have now been out of work for more than six months.
13 October 2009
People on average salaries receive just a tenth of their earnings if they lose their job and claim Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA), a new TUC study reveals today (Thursday).
03 September 2009
Responding to the expansion of the Government's Jobs Guarantee today (Wednesday) to young people who have been unemployed for ten months, as part of the Backing Young Britain campaign, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
02 September 2009
Responding to the Government's Backing Young Britain campaign launched today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
29 July 2009
Responding to the latest unemployment figures announced today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said: “Economists may argue about whether we are now out of recession and into recovery, but in the real world of Britain's workplaces people are still losing their jobs and finding it harder and harder to...
17 June 2009
TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber will today (Tuesday) warn that if the number of Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) claimants increases by one million over the next 12 months, it will cost taxpayers more than £250 a second.
21 April 2009
Job seekers are outnumbering vacancies advertised in jobcentres by twenty to one in parts of the country, according to a new analysis of official statistics published today (Tuesday) by the TUC.
17 March 2009
Responding to the latest unemployment figures announced today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
11 February 2009
On the day that a further sharp rise in unemployment is expected, a TUC analysis published today (Wednesday) shows that while UK unemployment is lower than the European average it is now increasing twice as fast as the average across Europe (EA15).
11 February 2009

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