Workers face increased stress and job insecurity.
The recent Skills and Employment Survey found that employees are increasingly 'working in fear', with workers experiencing high levels of stress and worries over job security - more than 50% of workers are in fear of losing their job.
Francis Green, Professor of Work and Education Economics at the IOE, commented "Since the start of the recession, the growth of fear not only of employment loss but of unfair treatment and loss of status was particularly strong in the public sector."
With the latest labour market figures showing unemployment figures showing 43,000 less people in employment, the threat of job losses is becoming a major worry for the UK workers.
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