TITLE

Sharp fall in hours of work clouds good news on jobs front

PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Management Services;May2004, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The leading people management organization in Great Britain, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, have contrasted the decline in unemployment with a sharp reduction in the average working week and a drop in the number of employees in employment. A reduction in the average weekly hours of both full-time and part-time workers, combined with further reductions in the number of employees in employment and slower growth in average earnings, indicates that the British labor market was less tight at the end of 2003 than a glance at the headline jobs figures would imply.
ACCESSION #
13700354

 

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