Wednesday, December 28, 2005

UK - Employee relations

TUC New Year Message for 2006

TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber's New Year Messages focuses on pensions as the major issue for 2006.

Thursday, December 22, 2005

UK - Employment law updates

December 22 2005 Enews

* Maternity suspension - obligation to reduce risks

* Continuous service computation for unfair dismissal

* Increase in Compensation Limits

December 12 2005 Enews

* Statutory Sick Pay and Maternity Pay Set to Increase
* Pensions Reform: Update
* Civil Partnership Act 2005

Thursday, December 15, 2005

UK - Employment situation

Employment Statistics

More people moving into the job market, increasing both employment and unemployment levels.

Monday, December 12, 2005

Australia - Employment situation


Unemployment down by 0.1% to 5.1%


Seasonally adjusted, the number of people in employment rose by 28,000 to 10,030,400 in November.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

UK - Scottish graduates


First destinations for Scottish graduates


Four out of 5 new graduates from Scottish universities and colleges are taking jobs in Scotland - and 90% of Scottish graduates are doing so.

Monday, December 05, 2005

Canada - Employment situation


Lowest unemployment in three decades


Statistics Canada reports that unemployment fell by 0.2% to 6.4% in October - the lowest rate in three decades.

USA - Employment situation


Unemployment rate remains at 5%.


Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 215,000 in November after two months of little job growth.