The ‘Great Recession’ has already led to millions of jobs being lost across the world. According to the International Labor Organisation, in the US alone 7.2 million jobs have been lost in less than two years.
In Northern Ireland, the speculation and profiteering of wealthy business people and property developers has led to a jobs massacre, particularly in construction. The real number of people unemployed is 111,000 when you include those classified as being economically inactive but looking for work. That means unemployment now stands at 14%!