Finland -New employment figures -November 1, 2012

The Labour Force Survey, issued by Statistics Finland, indicated that nearly 187,000 Finns were jobless in September. The figure marks an increase of 0.2% (or 7,000 additional unemployed persons) from the same month in 2011. However, the total number of employed Finns this year was 10,000 higher than last year and September’s figure marks a noticeable drop from the 7.3 % unemployment rate recorded in August.

English: http://www.icenews.is/2012/11/01/unemployment-rate-increases-to-7-1-per-cent-in-finland/

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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