UN warns of growing inequality and joblessness


A man looks at job adverts in the window of a job recruitment centre in central London, on January 22, 2014More than 212 million people will be jobless by 2019 against the current level of 201 million, the International Labour Organization said. “The global economy is continuing to grow at tepid rates and that has clear consequences,” ILO head Guy Ryder told reporters in Geneva. “This means the jobs crisis is far from over and there is no place for complacency,” Ryder said. “The austerity trajectory… in Europe in particular has contributed dramatically to increases in unemployment,” Ryder said.