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Sweden is a very egalitarian country but inequalities have risen and some groups are poorly integrated into the labour market.
This report examines the role of Social Economy Organisation's in the provision of employment, and how they have fared during the recent period of economic turbulence.
The OECD unemployment rate was stable at 8.0% in December 2012, unchanged from the previous month.
In this paper we examine whether past labour market reforms aiming at reducing the rate of unemployment have raised its long-run volatility.
In Slovakia, educational outcomes are below the OECD average and are too dependent on the
socioeconomic background of students.
Germany is one of the OECD countries with the lowest barriers to immigration for high-skilled workers. However, long-term labour migration is low in comparison with other countries.
The London Apprenticeship Campaign was launched in 2010 to boost the number of apprentices in London. It was developed as part of an ongoing policy focus to tackle long-standing skill shortfalls in the city, shortages which have been constraining employment, social opportunity and productivity.
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This is the summary record of the Workshop on “Skills Development for SMEs and Entrepreneurship” which took place in Copenhagen on 28 November 2012.
Belgian companies, mutualities and employment services should be more proactive in helping people with mental health problems stay in the workplace or find a job, according to a new OECD report.
Although job creation has improved, since the end of the 2007-08 recession, the effects of the recession on the labour market remain severe.