Long-term unemployment worsens

  • 2011-10-12
  • From wire reports
TALLINN - More broad-based economic growth has brought a strong employment increase to Estonia, a falling unemployment rate, and a soaring number of job vacancies, Swedbank said in a statement, reports LETA. In addition, the labor activity rate is climbing, especially among the youth.Despite overall declining unemployment, though, the rate is still growing among the long-term unemployed. More active policy responses are needed to avoid difficult social problems from arising in the future, said the bank.Youth unemployment, the report highlights, has fallen considerably, and in this ...
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