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New jobs in Latvia to be created in scientific and technical services, construction, ICT and manufacturing sectors

New jobs in Latvia to be created in scientific and technical services, construction, ICT and manufacturing sectors

25.06.2020

In the coming years, new jobs will be created mostly in the scientific and technical services, construction, information and communication technologies (ICT) and manufacturing sectors, said the Economics Ministry in its report on the medium-term and long-term forecasts in the job market, informed LETA.

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Unemployment level could reach 11% in Latvia in 2020

Unemployment level could reach 11% in Latvia in 2020

17.06.2020

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the number of employed in Latvia may decrease by 7.5% or 69,000 in 2020, while the unemployment rate may increase to 11% in 2020, writes LETA, according to a report prepared by the Ministry of Economics on medium and long-term labor market forecasts.

Latvia: Several new measures for employment support to be introduced after regulation on downtime expires

Latvia: Several new measures for employment support to be introduced after regulation on downtime expires

16.06.2020

After the regulation on the downtime and payment of downtime benefits expire, and an increase of unemployment is expected, several new employment measures will be introduced, according to the government's decision on regulations on organization of active employment measures and preventive measures for reducing unemployment, reported LETA/BNS.


Number of job vacancies dropped by 35.5% in Q1 in Latvia

Number of job vacancies dropped by 35.5% in Q1 in Latvia

15.06.2020

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that at the end of 1st quarter of 2020 there were 18.5 thousand job vacancies in Latvia, which is 10.2 thousand vacancies or 35.5% less than in the 1st quarter of 2019. In public sector there were 7.9 thousand and in private sector 10.6 thousand job vacancies.

Estonia: The number of job vacancies fell by a quarter in a year

Estonia: The number of job vacancies fell by a quarter in a year

09.06.2020

According to Statistics Estonia, in the first quarter of 2020, there were 8,613 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. Compared to the first quarter of 2019, the number decreased by 25%.


05.06.2020

Bank of Estonia: The effect of the crisis is that labour shortages will be replaced by shortages of jobs

At the end of the first quarter of this year the coronavirus crisis hit the global economy, including Estonia, and had a major impact on the labour market. Demand for labour fell at companies that were hit most by the crisis, as economic activity was hindered by restrictions introduced in Estonia and in other countries. Fear of infection by the virus also affected people’s behaviour. This meant the ability of companies to produce goods and services suffered a blow, while demand for those goods and services fell at the same time.

04.06.2020

In April 2020, 22% of employees in Latvia worked remotely

Accordingly results of the Labour Force Survey carried out by the Central Statistical Bureau, in April 2020, slightly more than one fifth (22.0%) of employees aged 15–74 years worked remotely¹. Due to the emergency situation the number of persons working remotely increased eight times (148.4 thousand), previously that was done only by 19.0 thousand employees. Women working remotely were 27.0 percentage points more than men (63.5% and 36.5%, respectively).

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