Employment

The FINANCIAL -- The International Labor Organization (ILO) says the Government of Uzbekistan is making progress in reforms to address risks of forced labor in its cotton industry. In a report released on February 1, following its independent monitoring of the 2016 cotton harvest season, the ILO concludes organized child labor is now socially unacceptable in Uzbekistan and the practice has been ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.8% in November 2016, stable compared to October 2016 and down from 10.5% in November ...

The FINANCIAL -- The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.6% in the third quarter of 2016, down from 1.7% in the previous quarter, but up from 1.5% in the third quarter of 2015, according ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.6% in December 2016, down from 9.7% in November 2016 and down from 10.5% in December ...