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Elections 15-06-2016

Spain’s disposable workers a hot election issue

The economic recovery is proving fragile for jobseekers in Spain, and has become a hot issue for voters, who are preparing to go to the polls for the second time, on 26 June, since an indecisive election was held in December last year.

Eurozone joblessness at record high, inflation up

Eurozone unemployment is at a record high and consumer prices are being driven upward by volatile energy and food prices, data showed on Monday, underlining the fragility of the bloc's economic health.

Europe’s army of ‘underemployed’ workers grows

Almost nine million people in the European Union were considered “underemployed” in 2011, according to new Eurostat figures. These numbers add to the growing ranks of nearly 25 million unemployed in the EU, highlighting a ticking social time-bomb.
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Eurozone unemployment reaches near 15-year high

Unemployment in the eurozone reached its highest level in almost 15 years in February, with more than 17 million people out of work, and economists said they expected job office queues to grow even longer later this year.

Eurozone joblessness hits record high

The number of people without a job increased at the end of last year, highlighting a deteriorating situation in the eurozone, according to figures released by Eurostat yesterday (31 January).

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