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Unemployment up 2.96 pct in November, OAED reports

Δημοσίευση 21 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 10:56 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Unemployment up 2.96 pct in November, OAED reports
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Unemployment increased by 2.96 percent in November 2010 relative to October 2010, according to figures released on Monday by the Greek Manpower Employment Agency OAED.

Unemployment increased by 2.96 percent in November 2010 relative to October 2010, according to figures released on Monday by the Greek Manpower Employment Agency OAED.

In the same month, dismissals, expiry of temporary work contracts and voluntary departures from jobs increased 4.2 percent relative to November 2009 and new hirings decreased by 20.52 percent.

The number of those registered as unemployed with OAED increased to 627,301 and subsidised unemployed numbered 206,779 in November 2010 (an increase of 23,618 or 12.89 percent relative to October 2010).

According to OAED, the jump in subsidised unemployed was due to fluctuations caused by the firing of those employed in seasonal tourism-sector and the number of 'regular' subsidised unemployed actually decreased by 3.5 percent.