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EMPLOYMENT NOTES

Summer doesn't bring jobs

The number of people receiving unemployment benefits grew by 5,919 (to 73,797) in June compared with May. Of the total number of unemployed 23.7% receive unemployment benefits (the remainder, unemployed for more than 6 months, receives social benefits). Of the total number of those receiving unemployment benefits, 50% are women, 21% are recent graduates and 6.6% are handicapped.

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Press freedom is bleeding across our borders

Critical media are always the first targets of populists and press freedom enemies.

I have met dozens of people possessed by Satan, exorcist claims

An exorcist can help a believer to escape their problems but not to solve them, psychiatrist Hunčík says.

Priest and exorcist Ľuboš Václavek consecrates the office of Erika Jurinová (OĽaNO).

End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Slovakia is 26th on the Employment Flexibility Index

Higher work surcharges will push Slovakia down.