Young people 10% less likely to work

Young people are 10% less likely to be in work today than before the recession, the TUC has said ahead of official data tomorrow that is expected to show stubbornly persistent unemployment. Only 58% of 18-24 year olds found work in 2013, compared with almost 65% in 2009, the unions said, leaving a shortfall of 395,000 jobs.

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