Unemployment is now 2.47 million and rising, 709,000 in the last year, that’s nearly 2000 people a day losing employment
1 in 6 young people are unemployed
1 in 5 households are on benefits
Unemployment is at its highest level in 10 years
And at its highest level for 16 years for under 24 year olds
Redundancies are up by 150, 000 in the last year
Growth in average earnings has fallen
Job vacancies have fallen by 427,000 in the last year.
That’s nearly 5000 job vacancies disappearing every day
Unemployment will soon be pushing towards 3 million, with at least 709,000 being added in the last year, that’s nearly 2000 people a day losing employment. Unemployment is at its highest level in 10 years and even worse at its highest level for 16 years for the under 24 year olds. That equates to 1 in 6 young people being unemployed and 1 in 5 households being on benefits. Agencies are talking about ‘the lost generation’ when describing employment prospects for the under 25 year olds.
Redundancies were up by 150,000 in the last year and the future isn’t looking good because job vacancies have fallen by 427,000 in the last year. That’s nearly 5000 job vacancies disappearing every day. If you’re still in employment, it still affects you. Growth in average earnings has fallen.
The Workers of England union wants action not
We are a union that cares,
A union that wants to put England’s workers first
We need your support, the facts shows it affects You
What’s the Governments response to increasing unemployment?