JAL Posted November 13, 2009 Share Posted November 13, 2009 GMB regional secratary Paul Macarthy has slammed the rising youth unemployment as ''our greatest shame'' comparing the current levels out of work young people with those of Thatchers Britian. Just as Thatchers Britain left one million young people on benefits of the 1980's (I was one of them) soaring youth unemployment today threatens to leave todays young people locked out of the job market. Youth unemployment figures have risen on a scale not seen snce the early 1990's. By June this year 19.1% of 16-24 year olds were out of work compared to an adult rate of 7.8%. In October of this year youth unemployment in the UK reached a staggering 946,000 poor young soles. I know of two young people fresh out of their degree courses, both unemployed with one of them just completed his masters degree. Were have we gone ? So much for shareholders Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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