Because of the Corona-crisis: more unemployment in the state of Hesse

The Corona-crisis continues to have a negative impact on the state's labour market. In July, the number of unemployed has risen for the fourth month in a row,

Because of the Corona-crisis: more unemployment in the state of Hesse

The Corona-crisis continues to have a negative impact on the state's labour market. In July, the number of unemployed has risen for the fourth month in a row, and at the closing date 204.241 men and women, such as the regional Directorate of the employment Agency reported on Thursday. Approximately 7100 people, more than in June and well the 51,000 more than a year earlier. The rate rose from the previous month by 0.2 points to 5.9 percent. The maximum values from the financial crisis of 2008/2009, but have not been achieved.

According to the regional Directorate, the number of Neuanzeigen for short-time work declined in July. The Instrument, in which the Agency wage rate raises benets for the employees, is used in the crisis, but intense. From March to July, the farms in the state of Hesse have asked 64,500 respectively View to possible short-time work, which corresponds to a potential of 874.000 employees.

Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 18:19

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