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Monday, 30.11.2015, 20:48
The number of registered job vacancies for salaried employees in Lithuania totaled 14,200 at the end of the third quarter, up by 2,500 vacancies, or 21.7%, from a year earlier, Statistics Lithuania said on Tuesday, cites LETA/BNS.
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According to Statistics Estonia, 85% of employees are very or rather satisfied with their job. In the last 12 months, every fifth employee has had conflicts interfering with the relations and work of enterprise and employees.
Labour mobility allows for a more efficient allocation of human resources; it provides more job opportunities and gives employers a broader choice in search for talent. EU will continue promoting labour mobility and assist the member states on the removal of existing obstacles. The Commission’s perspectives on labour mobility will follow soon.
Statistics Lithuania informs that, according to the Labour Force Survey data, in III quarter 2015, the unemployment rate stood at 8.3%. In III quarter 2015, against II quarter 2015, the unemployment rate decreased by 1.1 percentage points, against III quarter 2014 – by 0.8 percentage points.
According to Statistics Estonia, the unemployment rate in was 5.2% and the employment rate was 67.2% in the 3rd quarter of 2015. The employment and unemployment figures of the 3rd quarter resemble those of the economic boom.
The registered unemployment level in Latvia remained at 8.3% of the economically active population of Latvia at the end of October 2015, reports LETA, according to the State Employment Agency.
Despite the fact that since 2011 the Latvian economy has been growing, employment rate has still not reached the pre-crisis level, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), which have been presented in the analytical publication Labour Force Survey 1995 – 2014 (in Latvian only) to mark the 20th anniversary of the Latvian Labour Force Survey.