Accidents at work

August 23, 2012

Non-Fatal Accidents Administrative records indicate that 816 persons had an accident during the course of their work during the second quarter this year. Accordingly, the number of accidents during this period increased by 41 (5.3 per cent) over the corresponding … Read More

In July unemployment rate rises to 8.3% in U.S.

August 5, 2012

Employers added 163,000 jobs in July after three months of sluggish hiring, a pleasant surprise that could signal the U.S. economy may be resilient enough to shake off a midyear slump. The economy has added an average of 151,000 jobs … Read More

OECD report on economic trends

July 10, 2012

The current weak economic recovery will keep unemployment rates in OECD countries high until at least the end of 2013, according to a new OECD report.  The Employment Outlook 2012 says that the OECD-wide joblessness rate is forecast to remain high … Read More

Key Indicators on the Labour Market: 2004-2011

June 12, 2012

Labour Force Survey data show that during the period 2004-2011,  the activity rate for the population aged 15 to 64 went up from 58.7 per cent to 61.6 per cent. This was mainly attributed to a rise in female participation … Read More

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