The many calls by employers to allow easier recruitment of guest workers seem to have brought some result. Under the leadership of the Ministry of Economics, a strategy for the development of human capital is to be developed, making it easier for employers to attract employees from abroad in the short term, Latvian Television reported July 31.
Results of the Labor Force Survey published on July 20 by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in June 2023 the actual unemployment rate in Latvia was 5.6 % and over the month it did not change.
On Thursday, June 29, the Constitutional Court found the government's approved lower rate of wages for pre-school teachers to be inconsistent with the Constitution, stating that the stability of the state and local government budgets is not an excuse to pay kindergarten teachers less than other teachers.
Results of the Labour Force Survey published on June 20 by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in May 2023 the actual unemployment rate in Latvia was 5.6 % and over the month it has reduced by 0.2 percentage points.
Data published on June 16 by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that in Q1 2023 there were 23.9 thousand job vacancies in Latvia, which is 4.5 thousand vacancies or 15.9 % less than in Q1 2022.
A similar tool to a dating app is intended to reduce youth unemployment. For three weeks, young people have been able to meet with companies for a 15-minute interview on a new digital platform called “Work Tinder” (Darba Tinderis). For the time being, the project has a high level of youth activity, but the participation of entrepreneurs is less inspiring, Latvian Radio reported May 31.
Results of the Labour Force Survey (LFS) published on May 25 by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that in Q1 2023 Latvian unemployment rate constituted 6.4 %. Over the quarter it fell by 0.3 percentage points and over the year by 0.9 percentage points.