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Employment
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OECD unemployment rate in December 2017 falls below its pre-crisis levelOECD unemployment rate

OECD unemployment rate in December 2017 falls below its pre-crisis level

The OECD unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percentage point in December 2017, to 5.5%. This is 0.1 percentage point lower than the level just before the financial crisis (April 2008), reflecting an increase in the active population, with the total number of unemployed people, at 34.8 million, still remaining 2.2 million above its pre-crisis level. Leer más

Commission report

Employment and social situation in the EU continues to improve

Backed by a robust economic growth, employment in the EU continued to rise more strongly than expected in the third quarter of 2017, while unemployment figures declined further according to the latest Quarterly Review on Employment and Social Developments in Europe.  Leer más

2.3% of EU employees have a precarious job
Eurostat

2.3% of EU employees have a precarious job

2.3% of the employees in the EU had a precarious job in 2016, meaning that the work contract did not exceed three months duration. The share of precarious employment has remained relatively stable over the last 10 years, varying between 2.0% (in 2009) and 2.3%.  Leer más

Euro area unemployment at 8.7%EUROSTAT

Euro area unemployment at 8.7%

he euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.7% in December 2017, stable compared to November 2017 and down from 9.7% in December 2016. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since January 2009. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.3% in December 2017, stable compared to November 2017 and down from 8.2% in December 2016. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since October 2008. Leer más

OECD employment rate increases to 67.8% in the third quarter of 2017
Employment situation, third quarter 2017, OECD

OECD employment rate increases to 67.8% in the third quarter of 2017

The OECD area employment rate – the share of working-age people in jobs – increased by 0.2 percentage point in the third quarter of 2017, to 67.8% and is now 3.4 percentage points above the trough observed in the fourth quarter of 2009. Across the OECD area, around 561 million people were employed in the third quarter of 2017. Leer más

Euro area unemployment at 8.7%Eurostat

Euro area unemployment at 8.7%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.7% in November 2017, down from 8.8% in October 2017 and from 9.8% in November 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since January 2009. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.3% in November 2017, down from 7.4% in October 2017 and from 8.3% in November 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since October 2008. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Leer más

Annual growth in labour costs at 1.6% in euro areaThird quarter of 2017

Annual growth in labour costs at 1.6% in euro area

Hourly labour costs rose by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.1% in the EU28 in the third quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the second quarter of 2017, hourly labour costs increased by 1.8% and 2.3% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Leer más

Employment up by 0.4% in the euro area Third quarter of 2017 vs second quarter 2017

Employment up by 0.4% in the euro area

The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28 in the third quarter of 2017 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2017, employment increased by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.These figures are seasonally adjusted. Leer más

Euro area unemployment at 8.8% - EU28 at 7.4%October statistics

Euro area unemployment at 8.8% - EU28 at 7.4%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.8% in October 2017, down from 8.9% in September 2017 and from 9.8% in October 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since January 2009. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.4% in October 2017, down from 7.5% in September 2017 and from 8.3% in October 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since November 2008. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Leer más

European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF)

€3.35 million to help 1,610 former call centre workers find new jobs

1,610 call centre workers laid off in Italy by Almaviva Contact SpA, should receive EU aid worth €3,347,370, following a Budgets Committee vote on Thursday. Leer más

Euro area unemployment at 8.9% - EU28 at 7.5%Eurostat

Euro area unemployment at 8.9% - EU28 at 7.5%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.9% in September 2017, down from 9.0% in August 2017 and from 9.9% in September 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since January 2009. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.5% in September 2017, stable compared to August 2017 and down from 8.4% in September 2016. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since November 2008. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union Leer más

Employment

Report confirms effectiveness of EU Globalisation Fund

The report reaffirms the role of the Fund as a flagship demonstration of European solidarity within the limits of its set-up and budgetary availabilities, having helped close to 19,500 workers to adjust to changing trade patterns and consequences of the economic and financial crisis in that period. Leer más

Young people are worse off than older generations in today´s labour marketEuropean Economic and Social Committee

Young people are worse off than older generations in today´s labour market

Despite a record high number of people in employment and continued economic growth in the EU, young Europeans today face less stable career prospects, less social security and worse living standards than older generations. This makes intergenerational fairness one of the top political priorities, a conference held at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) revealed. Leer más

The initiative will create hundreds of thousands of jobs

UAE to train one million young Arab to help the region expand in computer programming

The UAE has launched a new initiative to help train a million Arab youth to help the region expand in computer programming, considered the "language of the future". Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, announced the programme that will open the door to "hundreds of thousands of jobs without leaving their countries" on Tuesday. Leer más

European Commision

Report shows increased wage growth and swifter transitions from unemployment to employment

The Commission published its yearly report on Labour Market and Wage Developments in Europe. his year´s edition confirms the positive labour market trends that have been witnessed in the EU. EU employment has surpassed pre-crisis levels with more than 235 million people at work. Unemployment which now stands at 7.6% is also approaching levels prior to the recession. In addition, the report shows that it has become easier for unemployed people to find a job. Leer más

European Quality Charter for Internships and Apprenticeships

European Youth Forum welcomes Council recommendation on apprenticeships

The European Youth Forum welcomes the European Commission´s (EC) proposal for a Council Recommendation on a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships, urging EU Member States to shape apprenticeships schemes on the basis of 14 quality and effectiveness Leer más

South Summit 2017, the leading entrepreneur event launched in Madrid
Entrepreneurship and employment

South Summit 2017, the leading entrepreneur event launched in Madrid

South Summit 2017, one of the biggest entrepreneurship fairs has started in Madrid. This platform of innovation and business development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem will be celebrated until Friday in La [email protected] in Madrid (Spain), Leer más

European Commission

Commission continues work on fair and predictable employment contracts

The European Commission has entered into further discussions with trade unions and employers´ organisations at EU level on how to modernise the rules on employment contracts, in order to make these contracts fairer and more predictable for all types of workers. Leer más

Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.9%Second quarter of 2017

Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.9%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.9% in the second quarter of 2017, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.7% in the second quarter of 2016, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was 2.0% in the second quarter of 2017, up from 1.9% recorded in the previous quarter and from 1.8% in the second quarter of 2016. Leer más

EU job-search aid

€3.5 million for 1,000 former Microsoft workers in Finland

EU job-search aid worth more than €3.5 m for 1,000 redundant workers in Western and Southern Finland was approved by MEPs on Wednesday. The resolution by rapporteur Petri Sarvamaa (EPP, FI), recommending that €3,520,080 be released from the EGF, was passed by 600 votes to 83, with 9 abstentions. Leer más

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro areaEurostat

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area

The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2017, employment increased by 0.5% in both areas. These figures are seasonally adjusted. Leer más

30.6 million people aged 15 to 64 in the European Union (EU) were self-employed in 2016Self-employed in the EU

30.6 million people aged 15 to 64 in the European Union (EU) were self-employed in 2016

Two out of three were men (67%), over half (55%) were aged 45 or over, about a third (35%) had tertiary education and 7 in10 (71%) were own account owners (they had no employees). Leer más

New Skills Profile tool to help non-EU nationals enter the labour marketIntegration

New Skills Profile tool to help non-EU nationals enter the labour market

On the occasion of the United Nations´ World Refugee Day, the European Commission is today releasing the ´EU Skills Profile Tool for Third-Country Nationals´. The ´EU Skills Profile Tool´ makes it simpler and quicker to understand and present individuals´ skills and their skills needs. It will shortly be available in all official EU languages as well as Arabic, Farsi, Pashto, Sorani, Somali and Tigrinya. Two languages can be displayed side-by-side on screen simultaneously. Leer más

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and in the EU28 compared with the first quarter of 2016First quarter of 2017

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and in the EU28 compared with the first quarter of 2016

The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and in the EU28 in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the fourth quarter of 2016, employment increased also by 0.4% in both areas.These figures are seasonally adjusted.  Leer más

Euro area unemployment at 9.3% - EU28 at 7.8%Eurostat

Euro area unemployment at 9.3% - EU28 at 7.8%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.3% in April 2017, down from 9.4% in March 2017 and down from 10.2% in April 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since March 2009. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.8% in April 2017, down from 7.9% in March 2017 and from 8.7% in April 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since December 2008. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Leer más
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