Employment

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 25.02.2018, 05:29

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In 2017, Latvian unemployment rate fell to 8.7%

In 2017, Latvian unemployment rate fell to 8.7%

22.02.2018

Results of the Labour Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 85.4 thousand people aged 15–74 were unemployed in 2017. Compared to 2016, the number of unemployed persons has dropped by 9.9 thousand or 10.4%. Last year, Latvian unemployment rate constituted 8.7%, which is 0.9 percentage points lower than in 2016. Unemployment rate among females still was lower than among males – 7.7% and 9.8%, respectively.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Education and Science, Employment, EU – Baltic States, Latvia



In 2017, 62.9% Latvia’s population were employed

In 2017, 62.9% Latvia’s population were employed

22.02.2018

Results of the Labour Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 894.8 thousand people or 62.9% of Latvia population aged 15–74 were employed in 2017.

Government approves the list of trades for inviting highly-skilled guest workers to Latvia

Government approves the list of trades for inviting highly-skilled guest workers to Latvia

21.02.2018

The Latvian Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday approved the list of professions where there is a shortage of labor force in Latvia and therefore highly skilled professionals from abroad could be invited to work in Latvia, informs LETA.


A. Le Coq: Estonia's alcohol tax policy made lay off 30 people

A. Le Coq: Estonia's alcohol tax policy made lay off 30 people

20.02.2018

The Estonian beverage house A. Le Coq made about 30 people on various levels, or 10% of its total workforce, redundant as a result of the Estonian government's alcohol tax policy in 2017, reports LETA/BNS.

Labor inspectors in Latvia discover 1,349 unreported employees in 2017

Labor inspectors in Latvia discover 1,349 unreported employees in 2017

19.02.2018

The State Labor Inspectorate in Latvia carried out 3,039 inspections as it clamped down on unreported employment last year and discovered 1,349 unregistered employees, which is ten people more than a year before, the inspectorate’s representative Megija Ekkerte told LETA.


16.02.2018

Employment taxes paid by Estonian startups rose by 30% in 2017

Estonian startups employed on the average 4,300 people and paid altogether 37 million euros in employment taxes in 2017, 30% more than in 2016, informs LETA/BNS.

16.02.2018

Estonian Dive buys business line of Lithuanian Door Training

The Estonian customer service development and evaluation company Dive has bought the mystery shopping business operations of the Lithuanian training and development solution provider Door Training, informs LETA/BNS.

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