Employment

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 21.09.2020, 21:27

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Unemployment rate down to 8% in Latvia in mid-September

Unemployment rate down to 8% in Latvia in mid-September

21.09.2020

By the middle of September, unemployment rate in Latvia has declined to 8%, said State Employment Agency director Evita Simsone in an interview with the Latvian public television today, cites LETA.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Covid-19, Employment, Labour-market, Latvia, Markets and Companies



In Q2, number of job vacancies in Latvia dropped by a third

In Q2, number of job vacancies in Latvia dropped by a third

18.09.2020

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that at the end of the 2nd quarter of 2020 there were 20.0 thousand job vacancies in Latvia, which is 10.4 thousand vacancies or 34.2 % less than in the 2nd quarter of 2019. In public sector there were 8.1 thousand and in private sector 11.9 thousand job vacancies. Over the year, the number of job vacancies in private sector fell by 10.0 thousand or 45.7 %, while in public sector – by 0.4 thousand or 4.7 %.

Number of people employed in civil service in Estonia up 0.2% on year in 2019

Number of people employed in civil service in Estonia up 0.2% on year in 2019

14.09.2020

Last year, 27,628 civil servants worked in state and local government agencies in Estonia, which was 0.2% more than in 2018, reported LETA/BNS.


Lithuania's unemployment rate hits 13.7%

Lithuania's unemployment rate hits 13.7%

11.09.2020

Lithuania's registered unemployment rate stood at 13.7% on September 1, the country's Employment Service said on Friday, writes LETA/BNS.

Estonia extends validity of current unemployment insurance rates until 2024

Estonia extends validity of current unemployment insurance rates until 2024

11.09.2020

The Estonian government at its sitting on September 10th extended the validity of the current rates of the unemployment insurance premium for the period from 2021 to 2024, reports LETA/BNS.


10.09.2020

Employment agency observes positive trends in Latvian job market

The highest number of new jobless people was registered in March and April, while in August this number returned back to usual, and there are also other positive trends observed in the job market, LETA learned from the State Employment Agency.

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