A brochure designed for Croatians looking for work in Germany, which contains information on labour and social rights in that country, was launched on Thursday at Zagreb's Europe House by the Croatian SSSH trade union federation and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation
The number of people in work in Croatia fell by 17,100 or 1.2% from November to 1.360 million at the end of December 2016, falling for the fourth consecutive month, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) show.
The Croatian government decided on Wednesday that the quota for the employment of foreigners in 2017 will be 7,026, including 5,211 new jobs, and adopted an action plan for the Public Administration Development Strategy.
The number of employed Croatians mildly rose in Q3 2016 compared to Q2, and it was within the average rise in the euro area and EU28, however, this increase was considerably slower than the rise registered in Q2, according to figures provided by the European Union's statistical office (EUROSTAT).
One in five job-seekers in the European Union found a job in the second quarter of 2016, show figures from the EU's statistical office Eurostat, suggesting that the pace of employment picked up mildly towards the middle of the year.
A total of 1,401,783 people in Croatia were in gainful employment at the end of September 2016, which was 0.8% fewer than at the end of August 2016, according to initial data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) on Monday.
The Croatian Employers' Association (HUP) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Friday presented the Private Sector Youth Initiative project which would give university students, based on paid training in Croatian companies, greater chances in finding employment.
The job vacancy rate in Croatia in the second quarter of 2016 remained stable at its highest level since the country's entry into the European Union, according to figures released by the EU statistical office Eurostat on Friday.
A 3% rise in seasonal employment was registered in August compared to July, and demand for this type of employment also rose by 3.8%, according to figures provided by the Croatian Employment Service (HZZ).
In the second quarter of 2016, Croatia was the only European Union member state with a decrease in employment in comparison with the previous quarter and Q2 2015, the EU statistical office Eurostat said on Tuesday.
The number of people in paid employment in Croatia was 1.63 million at the end of July 2016, or 1.1% more than at the end of June, according to figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) on Wednesday.
Slovenia's registered unemployment rate came to 10.8% in June when the number of Slovenians out of work fell below 100,000 for the first time since October 2010, the national statistical office reported on Tuesday.
In June 2016, there were 1.397 million persons employed in Croatia, an increase of 1.5 percent on the month, with employment going up for the third consecutive month, the national statistical office said on Friday.
Highly skilled workers from around the world should in future face fewer hurdles to seeking employment in the European Union, under proposals unveiled on Tuesday aimed at attracting more global talent.
Last year the employment rate of the EU population aged 20-64 slightly exceeded 70 percent, while Croatia remained in a group of countries with the lowest rates, a report by the European Union's statistical office shows.
Croatia expects employment to increase 3.7 percent by 2020 in comparison with 2014, in which 12 of 83 observed professions will play a key role, a round table heard in Zagreb earlier in the week, organised by the National Council for the Development of Human Resources (NVRLJP).
According to the report compiled by Ombudswoman Anka Slosnjak, of 8,530 employers subject to the obligation to hire disabled persons, some 2,500 were those in the public sector and nearly 6,000 in the private sector.
As part of EU Funds Week, taking place on March 7-11, the Labour and Pension System Ministry on Thursday presented operating programmes for the absorption of money from the (ESF) which foresees 1.8 billion euro for Croatia in the 2016-2020 period.
Nearly 540,000 people in Bosnia and Herzegovina are looking for a job which means that the country with the population of 3.8 million has the unemployment rate of 42.9%, according to figures released by the Bosnian Employment Agency on Friday.
In the third quarter of 2015 Croatia was among the EU members whose unemployed citizens had most difficulties in finding work, according to a report released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, on Friday.
Health Minister Dario Nakic on Tuesday decided to impose a temporary ban on hirings in health institutions. The minister's decision followed after he saw figures according to which 500 people were given permanent employment contracts between November 8, 2015, when the parliamentary elections were held, and January 25, 2016.