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Unemployment has ceased to be a serious problem in the Slovak Republic. This is confirmed by the headquarters statistics, according to which the registered unemployment rate remained below five percent in December last year.

This was announced at a press conference on Tuesday by Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) with the fact that Slovakia managed to achieve excellent results in terms of the number of unemployed people.

According to the headquarters, in December last year it reached a rate registered unemployment in Slovakia 4.92%. It did not change month-on-month, decreased by 0.12 percentage point (pp) year-on-year. In the past, in 2001, according to the Prime Minister, the unemployment rate was almost 20%. “I am very pleased that the Minister of Labor has been announcing all last year that he has managed to maintain, on average, the entire unemployment rate at around five percent, “said the prime minister.

The number of unemployed has fallen by more than 40% in the last three years, with almost 80,000 people finding a job being unemployed more as a year. “Measures have been taken to reduce long-term unemployment most prominent. I am glad that significant shifts in the area have been achieved youth unemployment and the Slovak Republic does not have to face such unemployment as Finland, Portugal or Spain, where there is a big problem for young people and graduates find a job, “said the prime minister, adding that Slovakia is approaching developed countries.

“We must continue,” the prime minister called. Ministry according to his words brings every year measures to improve the quality of work environment and worker protection. “Raising the minimum wage is not just raising the minimum standard of a person who goes to work, but gradually we are pushing people out of the gray economy, “said Pellegrini. The government too declared that it would continue the government’s external negotiations. “It hurts adopted action plans to combat unemployment and work. Ours the priority must be not only to create new jobs, but the key for us is to create directly in the regions where people they live, “Pellegrini said.

Slovakia has joined the strategy of achieving long-term unemployment about three percent, according to the prime minister, Slovakia is close to achieve this goal. “We need to see what lies ahead it is possible to fundamentally change the labor market. We are talking about industrial revolution, the advent of modern technologies, modernization, robotics. Will be greater investment needs to be made in the labor market and conditions in him, “the prime minister thinks. Therefore, the document Work 4.0 should be prepared, to respond to these new trends and to combine better education with the needs of the labor market and employers.

According to the Minister of Labor Ján Richter (Smer-SD), it is good that they have kept “Risk categories” of the unemployed, such as the long-term unemployed, young people or people over 50 and has been maintained individual approach to the unemployed. According to him, they also helped actively labor market measures.

Richter is most pleased with the decline in the long-term unemployed. “Numerically in three years, 80,000 people have been lost and almost employed half have been unemployed for more than four years, “Richter calculated. Action plans in the least developed regions were positive, according to the minister.

A total of 38,000 people have also lost in the last three years in material need. “It’s a kind of parallel, once they were employed, it wasn’t necessary for them to receive material need, “Richter added. In total for three years Unemployment in Slovakia decreased by 3.84%, the lowest in 20 years developed districts, the average is 7%. “It is necessary to continue in employment policy projects, “Richter added. He also believes that a similar development of unemployment as last year should continue as well still. “I am glad that no employer used it in December either paragraph on staff retention in the event of a crisis. In the future, it may be used, so we have taken action. But I don’t think any a cruel crisis is coming, I rather assume that there will be some cooling, “ dodal Richter.

Unemployment has ceased to be a serious problem in the Slovak Republic. This is confirmed by the headquarters statistics, according to which the registered unemployment rate remained below five percent in December last year.

This was announced at a press conference on Tuesday by Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) with the fact that Slovakia managed to achieve excellent results in terms of the number of unemployed people.

According to the headquarters, in December last year it reached a rate registered unemployment in Slovakia 4.92%. It did not change month-on-month, decreased by 0.12 percentage point (pp) year-on-year. In the past, in 2001, according to the Prime Minister, the unemployment rate was almost 20%. “I am very pleased that the Minister of Labor has been announcing all last year that he has managed to maintain, on average, the entire unemployment rate at around five percent, “said the prime minister.

The number of unemployed has fallen by more than 40% in the last three years, with almost 80,000 people finding a job being unemployed more as a year. “Measures have been taken to reduce long-term unemployment most prominent. I am glad that significant shifts in the area have been achieved youth unemployment and the Slovak Republic does not have to face such unemployment as Finland, Portugal or Spain, where there is a big problem for young people and graduates find a job, “said the prime minister, adding that Slovakia is approaching developed countries.

“We must continue,” the prime minister called. Ministry according to his words brings every year measures to improve the quality of work environment and worker protection. “Raising the minimum wage is not just raising the minimum standard of a person who goes to work, but gradually we are pushing people out of the gray economy, “said Pellegrini. The government too declared that it would continue the government’s external negotiations. “It hurts adopted action plans to combat unemployment and work. Ours the priority must be not only to create new jobs, but the key for us is to create directly in the regions where people they live, “Pellegrini said.

Slovakia has joined the strategy of achieving long-term unemployment about three percent, according to the prime minister, Slovakia is close to achieve this goal. “We need to see what lies ahead it is possible to fundamentally change the labor market. We are talking about industrial revolution, the advent of modern technologies, modernization, robotics. Will be greater investment needs to be made in the labor market and conditions in him, “the prime minister thinks. Therefore, the document Work 4.0 should be prepared, to respond to these new trends and to combine better education with the needs of the labor market and employers.

According to the Minister of Labor Ján Richter (Smer-SD), it is good that they have kept “Risk categories” of the unemployed, such as the long-term unemployed, young people or people over 50 and has been maintained individual approach to the unemployed. According to him, they also helped actively labor market measures.

Richter is most pleased with the decline in the long-term unemployed. “Numerically in three years, 80,000 people have been lost and almost employed half have been unemployed for more than four years, “Richter calculated. Action plans in the least developed regions were positive, according to the minister.

A total of 38,000 people have also lost in the last three years in material need. “It’s a kind of parallel, once they were employed, it wasn’t necessary for them to receive material need, “Richter added. In total for three years Unemployment in Slovakia decreased by 3.84%, the lowest in 20 years developed districts, the average is 7%. “It is necessary to continue in employment policy projects, “Richter added. He also believes that a similar development of unemployment as last year should continue as well still. “I am glad that no employer used it in December either paragraph on staff retention in the event of a crisis. In the future, it may be used, so we have taken action. But I don’t think any a cruel crisis is coming, I rather assume that there will be some cooling, “ dodal Richter.