US workers are quitting their jobs in an unprecedented manner, making things harder for employers to fill vacancies, it was reported Tuesday.
The Government of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced Saturday it would be offering 10,500 temporary visas in the absence of a foreign labour force that was forced to leave the country after it cut itself loose from the European Union in addition to travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unemployment continues to be on an upward trend in Uruguay, according to data released Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).
The percentage of Brazilian indebted families reached 72,9% in August, considered a new record and a direct consequence of the economic hardships because of the pandemic, unemployment and inflation, according to a release from the National Confederation of Retail, Services and Tourism, CNC.
Uruguay's unemployment rate rose from 9.7% in April to 10.2% at the end of May, which marked a return of the index to double-digit figures, according to a monthly report released Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).
The International Labor Organization (ILO) Friday issued a report according to which 28 million Latin Americans are in a situation of working poverty due to the pandemic, for an overall unemployment rate of 11.1% in the region for the year 2021.
Global job growth will not recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2023 according to a report published by the UN's International Labor Organization (ILO) on Wednesday. The World Economic and Social Outlook report for 2021 projects that at least 220 million people were expected to be left unemployed this year, with only a slight improvement predicted for next year.
Colombia's National Unemployment Committee, an opposition group which brings together some 40 organizations, Wednesday staged another row of demonstrations nationwide against policies carried out by President Iván Duque, who insisted on regarding these actions as extreme vandalism and urban terrorism
Uruguay's labour market showed some recovery Thursday as unemployment in March fell to 9.7% from February's 11.1%, according to a report released by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).
Venezuela easily held to the dubious honour of being at the top of the list of the 2020 Global Economic Misery Index, while Argentina was merely seven notches behind.