Login Register

Unemployment is rife in West Midlands, says Unison

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: August 18, 2014

Comments (0)

UNISON has said a rise in the number of self-employed shows unemployment is rife.

Ravi Subramanian, West Midlands regional secretary for Unison, said: "Any fall in unemployment is welcome but the rise of the number self-employed is a worrying trend.

“They are likely to earn less than those in full time jobs as well as being less secure.

"Underemployment is now a bitter reality for millions of struggling families across the UK. And many have no option but to work part-time because they cannot find a full-time job.

Related content

"Too many people are stuck in minimum wage jobs, on zero hours contracts and in part time work when they are desperate to go full time.”

Read more from Staff Newsletter

Do you have something to say? Leave your comment here...

max 4000 characters