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Ethnic minority women around three times more likely to be unemployed

Ethnic minority women around three times more likely to be unemployed

Unemployment among black women has remained constant since the 1980s and has worsened for Pakistani and Bangladeshi women since 2004, according to a report published by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Race and Community.…

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Unemployment figures fall

Unemployment figures fall

Unemployment fell by 49,000 to 2.51 million between July and September with the number of people in full-time jobs rising by 51,000 and the number in part-time jobs increasing by 49,000, according to statistics from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Gender pay gap 'could go into reverse'

Gender pay gap 'could go into reverse'

The gender pay gap could worsen for the first time since records began as a result of the recession, according to the Fawcett Society.…

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Unemployment falls over the summer

Unemployment falls over the summer

The number of people who are unemployed fell by 50,000 to 2.53 million between June and August, according to the latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Government 'failing single parents'

Government 'failing single parents'

Children from single parent families are growing up in poverty as successive governments fail to make work pay and tackle single parent unemployment, according to single parent charity Gingerbread which is launching a three-year campaign calling on unemployment and working poverty.…

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