Tourism jobs tumble in Aug, ending 6-month run of positive hirings balance

EconomyMacroeconomy Tags: Labour, Unemployment
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Greece’s employment balance moved into deep negative territory in August as there were 32,966 more departures than hires, according to data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system.

In July there were 2,999 more hires than departures, while there was a significant acceleration of the deficit from the figure of -9,875 of August last year, suggesting a deterioration of 23,091 jobs. The latest figures represent the first worrisome sig...

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