Employment

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 22.11.2017, 03:37

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Half employers in Latvia ready to hire disabled persons, ex-convicts, chronically ill people

Half employers in Latvia ready to hire disabled persons, ex-convicts, chronically ill people

16.11.2017

Only half of employers in Latvia are ready to hire disabled persons, former convicts and people with chronic conditions, informs LETA, according to a Kantar TNS survey commissioned by the Society Integration Foundation.

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In Q3, Latvian unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points

In Q3, Latvian unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points

15.11.2017

Results of the Labour Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in the 3rd quarter of 2017 Latvian unemployment rate constituted 8.5%. Compared to the previous quarter, unemployment rate decreased by 0.4 percentage points, whereas, compared to the same period of the year before – by 1.0 percentage points.

Latvian employment rate in Q3 - the highest recorded over the past two decades

Latvian employment rate in Q3 - the highest recorded over the past two decades

15.11.2017

Results of the Labour Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that Latvian employment rate has increased by 1.8 percentage points over the year. In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Latvian employment rate was the highest one recorded during the two past decades – 63.6%. Employment rate exceeding 63% (constituting 63.1%) was recorded only in the 2nd quarter of 2008.


Number of employees working in state administration to be reduced by 2% per year in Latvia

Number of employees working in state administration to be reduced by 2% per year in Latvia

15.11.2017

The number of employees working within the state administration in Latvia will be reduced by two% per year until 2020, writes LETA, according to the state administration reform plan approved by the government yesterday.

Estonian analyst: high employment to remain due to decrease in working-age population

Estonian analyst: high employment to remain due to decrease in working-age population

15.11.2017

The employment rate in Estonia in the third quarter of 2017 stood at 68.3%, the highest it has been in 20 years, and Heido Vitsur, economic adviser to the president, said that the employment rate is to remain at a high level due to the decrease in working-age population, cites LETA/BNS.


14.11.2017

Estonia's employment rate in Q3 highest in last 20 years

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2017, the employment rate was 68.3%, the unemployment rate 5.2% and the labour force participation rate 72%. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016, the unemployment rate fell and the employment rate reached its highest level for 20 years.

13.11.2017

Estonia's registered unemployment at 4.6% in October

The number of registered unemployed in Estonia stood at 29,626 at the end of October, making up 4.6 of the total number of workforce from age 16 to retirement age, informs LETA/BNS.

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