Unemployment

Not as bad as I first thought: Scandrett

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rose in both Otago and Southland in the three months ended September, but the seasonal nature of the figures makes interpretation difficult.

Shearer argues for job market intervention, 'one in million' scheme

Shearer argues for job market intervention, 'one in million' scheme

Labour leader David Shearer yesterday advocated a return to government intervention in the job market, including adopting a "one in a million" target for government contracts.

Jobs data shows unemployment on rise

Jobs data shows unemployment on rise

Latest ANZ New Zealand job ads data suggests unemployment is on the rise.

Lift in employment fails to materialise

Lift in employment fails to materialise

Government claims of a slow sustained recovery in the economy will be put to the test in the next few months, as New Zealand's unemployment rate edges up and a modest lift in employment fails to materialise.

Labour figures fluctuate

The Otago unemployment and employment figures continue to fluctuate because of seasonal factors, but it does appear some people in the region are struggling to find work and have ruled themselves out of the count.

Data tipped to show 6.5% jobless rate

Employement levels appeared to hold up well in the first half of the year, but data out tomorrow is still expected to show an unemployment level of 6.5% for the country.

Unemployment expected to stay around 6.5%

Unemployment expected to stay around 6.5%

New Zealand's unemployment rate is set to hover around 6.5% for the next six months, judging from data from the ANZ Job Ads series released yesterday.

Town can reach zero youth unemployment, mayor says

There are 25 unemployed young people in Clutha, and Mayor Bryan Cadogan believes the number can be zero.

Unemployment climbs to 6.7%

New Zealand is joining the world unemployment crisis, with 9000 more people out of work, bumping the total jobless to 160,000.

Jobless rate could rise despite ads

Jobless rate could rise despite ads

Unemployment could push above the current 6.3% in the three months ended June, despite job advertisements rising throughout New Zealand in February.

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