Unemployment rates fell in 34 US states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.
The Labour Department said yesterday that unemployment rates rose in just five states,
A BD1.7 million ($4.4 million) project that involves creating a national database to help tackle unemployment has been launched.
The Labour Market Observatory (LMO) will contain information on jobseekers and the labour market, ide
Unemployment rate in Bahrain has dropped, according to latest figures.
The Labour Ministry's report for the third quarter of 2014, which was reviewed by the Cabinet yesterday, showed that the rate was steady at 3.6 per cent co
US job growth increased at a fairly brisk clip in October and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh six-year low of 5.8 per cent, underscoring the economy's resilience in the face of slowing global demand.
Despite the strength
US employers ramped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, bolstering bets the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in mid-2015.
Friday's report on employment is the most significant gauge of t
The number of unemployed Saudis rose 3.3 per cent this year to 622,000, urging the Labour Ministry to give reasons for this increase despite its efforts to find jobs for Saudis through various programmes.
Saudi authorities have been urg
Bahrain's unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 per cent between April and June from 4.1 per cent earlier, government data has revealed.
A Cabinet session, chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Pri
Since toppling the Muslim Brotherhood from power last year, the Egyptian army has turned its substantial economic firepower on another perceived threat to the country's stability: unemployment.
Putting to use a manufacturing p