Overview of the labour market [November 2009]

Cliff Lockyer

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Abstract

Inevitably current interest in the Scottish labour market continues to focus on the trends and patterns in the unemployment figures and again in this issue we note recent changes in Scottish labour market trends. Initially, however, the increasing recognition of the likelihood of widespread job losses in public sector and recent disputes involving postal services and threats of industrial action by British Airways cabin crew prompt a consideration of both the trends in public sector employment and of trade union membership.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-37
Number of pages4
JournalFraser of Allander Economic Commentary
Volume33
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009

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Keywords

  • Fraser of Allander institute
  • Scottish labour market
  • Scottish economy

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