Launch of the OECD Employment Outlook 2017 in Berlin – Tuesday 13 June 2017


07/06/2017 - The OECD Employment Outlook 2017, to be published on Tuesday 13 June at 11.00 a.m. Paris time/09.00 GMT, presents the latest data and analysis of the labour market situation, as well as trends, developments and prospects, in OECD countries.


This year’s Outlook includes a new scoreboard comparing the labour market performance of countries based on the quantity and quality of employment, as well as the inclusiveness of the job market. It also examines the resilience of labour markets following the global crisis, the impact of technological progress and globalisation on employment in the OECD area over the past two decades, and the evolution of collective bargaining.


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and the German Minister for Labour and Social Affairs Andrea Nahles will present the report’s findings the same day at a news conference at 11.15 a.m. local time at the AXICA Kongress- und Tagungszentrum, Pariser Platz 3, 10117 Berlin.


To register, please send a message to (deadline for registration is 12 June, 11.00 a.m.). 


Requests to receive the Outlook by e-mail under embargo should be sent by e-mail to The Outlook will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the Outlook under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures.


The Outlook will also be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 11:00 a.m. for immediate release. Create your MyOECD account here.


The Employment Outlook complements two other recently released OECD reports looking at different aspects of globalisation, the Business and Finance Outlook and the Economic Outlook.


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