Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Unemployment rate down to 12.72 percent in October

THE REGISTERED unemployment rate in Slovakia fell in October by 0.42 percent to 12.72 percent, the Labour directorate UPSVR announced.

Year-on-year the rate has decreased by 1.2 percent, according to the TASR news agency. The number of registered jobseekers who are immediately available for work was down by 11,000 from the previous month to 333,115.

The total number of registered unemployed was 370,753 at the end of October, representing an unemployment rate of 14.16 percent.



Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The
Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information
presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Night life in Bratislava will not end

Councillors for the Old Town adopt new opening hours for pubs, night clubs and restaurants.

Cvernovka's creative talents celebrate first open day at new premises Photo

Bratislava's art and design ateliers from the old yarn-making factory open their doors on May Day.

New premises for Cvernovka

How social networks can earn you a ticket to Germany

Can a status on a social network change someone’s life? Yes, if you write humorous stories about a fictive German ambassador.

Assaf Alassaf (r) talked about his life and his book in Bratislava

New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

Tha Jaguar Land Rover draws also other investors to Nitra.