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Friday, 24 May 2013

Job insecurity in public sector at all time high

A recent study has confirmed that not only are workers in Britain more insecure at work than at any time in the past 20 years but, for the first time ever, public sector workers are more fearful about losing their jobs than those in the private sector. The 2012 Skills and Employment Survey (which is carried out every six years) is the first since the 2007/8 banking crisis and the consequential onslaught of austerity on public services, the welfare state and workers' rights: