2 May 2024

Economists warn unemployment could hit five percent

From Morning Report, 8:14 am on 2 May 2024

The Council of Trade Unions is criticising the government's efforts to lower inflation, saying it is driving people into poverty. Economists say unemployment will hit five percent by the end of the year, but the Employers and Manufacturers Association says the hike is not a surprise. Alan McDonald from the association and Craig Renny from the CTU spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.