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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s unemployment rate declined to 10.5 percent in the April period, which covered data from March to May
U.S. job growth surged more than expected in June and employers increased hours for workers, signs of labor market strength that could keep the Federal Reserve on course for a third interest rate increase this year despite benign inflation.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said it is a must for the Turkish government to slash unemployment rate, which hit nearly 13 percent, to single digits again, underlining the country’s strengths and weaknesses on the road to achieving this goal.
Şebnem Turhan – ISTANBUL
The vast majority of Syrians in Turkey are employed in unregistered work for significantly lower wages compared to their Turkish counterparts, a new survey has shown.
Turkey’s unemployment rate was announced at 12.6 percent in the February period, with a 1.7 percent year-on-year increase, official data showed on May 15.
A deadline of July 13 has been set for both employers and employees to submit the final text of their proposal for a severance payment, Labor Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said on July 5.
Turkey has the largest proportion of people working very long hours in the OECD, according to data compiled on May 1, Labor Day.
The government sealed the collective bargaining deal with the union confederation of public workers and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security on July 3.
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
Greek trade unions marked May Day with a 24-hour nationwide strike and protests against looming new cuts demanded by the country’s creditors in return for bailout cash.
BURSA - Doğan News Agency
The government has agreed on labor conditions with nearly 200,000 public workers and a respective collective bargaining deal will be signed on July 3 in an ceremony with the attendance of Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, Labor and Social Security Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said late on July 1.
Some 7.2 million children in Turkey lived in households suffering from severe material deprivation in 2015, a fresh report has revealed.
A western Indian state has agreed to write off loans to farmers estimated to be worth nearly $5 billion after 11 days of protests that have strangled supplies to the country’s financial capital, Mumbai.
ANKARA - Reuters
The Turkish unemployment rate of 13 percent registered in the December-February period will be a peak and will fall to around 9.5 percent by the end of 2017 and below 8 percent in 2018, Labor Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has claimed.