Employment

The FINANCIAL -- Hourly labour costs1 rose by 2.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.5% in the EU28 in the first quarter of 2015, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the fourth quarter of 20143, hourly labour costs increased by 1.2% in the euro area and by 1.5% in the EU28. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European ...

The FINANCIAL -- The percentage of U.S. employees engaged in their jobs averaged 31.5% in May. This reading is on par with 31.7% recorded in January, March and April, but is the lowest monthly ...

The FINANCIAL -- Poland's unemployment continued to decline in May, dropping to 10.8% from 11.2% a month earlier thanks to a robust economic recovery and a seasonal rise in the supply of jobs, the ...

The FINANCIAL -- The job vacancy rate1 in the euro area2 (EA19) was 1.7% in the first quarter of 2015, down from 1.8% recorded in the previous quarter but stable compared with the first quarter of ...

The FINANCIAL -- The number of Americans seeking first-time unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but remained at a historically low level, suggesting the economy continues to steadily add ...