All posts tagged "unemployment"

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    N. Korean defectors’ jobless rate falls under 5 pct

    (Yonhap) — The unemployment rate for North Korean defectors declined to the 4-percent level this year thanks to the government’s support programs for their resettlement, a report showed Tuesday. The jobless rate for North Korean defectors stood...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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    Youth unemployment in S. Korea worse than during financial crisis

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — Unemployment among young people in South Korea is worse than the level reached during the global financial crisis, a state-run think tank said Tuesday, calling for urgent measures to tackle the problem. The Korea...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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    Unemployment rate for recent college grads rises in US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The job prospects for recent college graduates deteriorated slightly last year despite an improvement in the overall job market, the Labor Department said Thursday. The unemployment rate for Americans age 20 to 29 who...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    S. Korea’s youth unemployment at new high

    By Yoon Ja-young The jobless rate for young people reached a record high last year, while a significant number of youth ended up with temporary jobs. Statistics Korea’s survey for 2014 showed the number of people with...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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    S. Korea’s unemployment rate stands at 3.2 pct in October

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea’s unemployment rate remained unchanged from a month earlier in October, but the pace of job creation slowed to a four-month low, a government report showed Wednesday. The country’s unemployment rate stood at...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • L.A. County unemployment rate falls to 8.2 percent

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County decreased to 8.2 percent in May, down from a revised 8.3 percent in April, the state Employment Development Department reported today. The 8.2 percent rate was...

    • Posted June 20, 2014
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