Table 1

Cross sectional accumulation of labour market disadvantage: men's occupations 1979-87. Values are percentages

Occupational groupIncrease in real earnings 1979-8623Increase in serious injury rate 1981-524Men's jobs “casual” 198725Unemployment rate for men in group 198626
Banking and finance27.8-283.33.6
Agricultural workers6.4353.46.0
Hotel and catering workers8.7415.29.0
Construction workers3.0455.712.5