OECD area employment dipped in first quarter of 2020 but early evidence for second quarter points to a plunge
The Covid-19 pandemic is turning into a jobs crisis far worse than the 2008 crisis. Women, young people and workers on low incomes are being hit hardest, according to a new OECD report and unemployment statistics released today.
Record rise in OECD unemployment rate in April 2020
OECD unemployment rate up sharply in March 2020 with data for April pointing to an unprecedented rise
Provisional data point to significant rise in unemployment due to the COVID-19 shock
This policy brief is a first attempt at setting out the employment and social-policy tools at governments’ disposal to counter the economic and social impact of the Covid-19 crisis. It is accompanied by an overview table of countries’ policy responses, available online, which will be continuously updated.
OECD unemployment rate nudges up to 5.1% in January 2020
OECD unemployment rate stable at 5.1% in December 2019
OECD employment rate increases slightly in the third quarter of 2019
OECD unemployment rate stable at 5.1% in November 2019