Some 25 million Argentines, 54,9% of the whole population can be described as poor, following monetary criteria and simultaneously a multi-dimensional approach. This approach refers to such structural factors as housing, basic services, education, employment, and health attention.
Brazilian authorities Tuesday announced a surplus of 328,507 formal jobs during February of 2022, which was the second-best result for the month since 2010, according to the General Cadastre for Employed and Unemployed (Caged) released by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro sees his chances of reelection in October improve after a drop in unemployment announced Friday helped him narrow the gap against the former head of state Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva.
Chilean authorities have reported Monday that unemployment nationwide had fallen in 2021 to 7.2% while in the same period of 2020 it had hit 10.3%. In the middle of the social uprisings of 2019 it had been recorded at 7.1%.
The International Labor Organization (ILO) Monday said the most encouraging signs of economic recovery were noticeable in North America and Europe, while the most negative prospects were registered in Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Unemployment in Chile is down to 7,5%, the lowest since January 2020, according to the country's stats office INAE. The 7,5% figure is the seventh consecutive mobile quarter, (September-November), which has seen a systematic reduction in unemployment plus a simultaneous standing recovery of lost jobs, some 74,6% of the two million wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic.
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.