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  • 11-June-2014

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    Canada: Sustain inclusive growth by reducing housing market risks and overcoming specific skills shortages, says OECD

    Canada has experienced solid economic growth since the global crisis, allowing it to reverse recession-induced job losses and put federal public finances on a sound footing, says the OECD. Growth is expected to accelerate from 2.5% this year to 2.7% in 2015.

  • 14-May-2014

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    Harmonised Unemployment Rates (HURs), OECD - Updated: May 2014

    OECD unemployment rate stable at 7.5% in March 2014

  • 18-April-2014

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    Northern Ireland, UK: Collaboration at local level is key towards matching skills to demand, says OECD

    Closer collaboration between local employment, training, and economic development agencies to develop the right skills in jobseekers is crucial to support export-oriented growth in Northern Ireland, according to a new OECD report.

  • 17-April-2014

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    Employment issues will top agenda during OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development - 24-25 April in Stockholm, Sweden

    With economic recovery underway in most OECD countries, efforts to create jobs and stimulate growth have moved to the local level, where workers are seeking to acquire the skills needed in the 21st Century economy.

  • 16-April-2014

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    The Netherlands must do more to make working at an older age more attractive, says OECD

    Encouraging more people to work later in life would help the Netherlands meet its growing challenges of a rapidly ageing population and rising social spending, according to a new OECD report.

  • 15-April-2014

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    Employment situation, fourth quarter 2013, OECD

    OECD employment rate at 65.3% in fourth quarter of 2013

  • 10-April-2014

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    Launch of OECD report on ageing and employment policies in the Netherlands - Press conference, The Hague, Wednesday 16 April 2014

    Launch of OECD report on ageing and employment policies in the Netherlands - Press conference, The Hague, Wednesday 16 April 2014

  • 9-April-2014

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    Harmonised Unemployment Rates (HURs), OECD - Updated: April 2014

    OECD unemployment increases to 7.6% in February 2014

  • 20-March-2014

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    System of unit labour cost, OECD - Updated: March 2014

    Unit labour costs (ULCs) in the OECD area increased marginally (by 0.1%) in the fourth quarter of 2013, following two successive quarters of stability.

  • 13-March-2014

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    Harmonised Unemployment Rates (HURs), OECD - Updated: March 2014

    The OECD unemployment rate was stable at 7.6% in January 2014.

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