Golikova: Unemployment rate in Russia was at a record low of 3.3 percent in April
MOSCOW, June 5 – RIA Novosti. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said in April that the unemployment rate in Russia was 3.3%, updating the historical minimum. She held a regular meeting with the interdepartmental working group to respond to the situation in the labor market.
“According to the ILO methodology, the unemployment rate updated its historical minimum to 3.3% in April. The number of unemployed registered in employment centers is 523 thousand, which is 41 thousand less than at the beginning of the year,” Golikova said. The words are quoted in the message of the secretariat. At the same time, he noted that the database of vacancies of the portal “Study of Russia” has more than 1.8 million job offers for applicants.
At the meeting of the working group, the federal phase of the All-Russian Job Fair, which will be held on June 23, was also discussed. If the first stage is only face-to-face events, then the second additionally includes the publication of the work schedule on the Job of Russia portal, indicated by the secretariat. Over the course of the 8-hour marathon, more than 40 experts will share tips for alumni, employers and job seekers.
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