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Women council workers more likely to need redundancy advice?

Women council workers more likely to need redundancy advice?

Women working at one local authority in London are more likely to need expert employment law advice for redundancy issues than their male colleagues.

That is if new figures regarding the job losses seen at Hammersmith and Fulham Council throughout this year are anything to go by, as these show that around three quarters of all people to be made redundant there have been female.

According to the Fulham Chronicle, a reduction in the number of women working for the body to the tune of more than 71 per cent has occurred in 2011 when looked at against the numbers posted for last year.

Furthermore, across the capital as a whole, data indicates that females make up 60 per cent of all professionals to have lost posts at councils.

This comes after the Shields Gazette reported recently that more redundancies are likely at South Tyneside Council as the body is facing a reduction in its spending power of around £20 million in the near future.

Contact our employment solicitors on 0800 916 9060 or email enquiries@rjw.co.uk if you would like advice on any employment matter.

Posted by Chris Stevenson