Are 1 in 8 jobs supported by EU membership?

CLAIM: 1 in 8 jobs in Northern Ireland is supported by European Union (EU) membership.

CONCLUSION: UNSUBSTANTIATED. While 1 in 8 jobs in Northern Ireland is not necessarily dependent on EU membership, a growing portion of the labour market is related to trade with the EU. This growth is particularly substantial in Northern Ireland, and it is difficult to predict if it would be sustained without the single market. Continue reading Are 1 in 8 jobs supported by EU membership?