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CTS could be reduced by unemployment insurance

CTS could be reduced by unemployment insurance CTS could be reduced by unemployment insurance

One of the important issues for the management of the Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion (MTPE) is the implementation of unemployment insurance in Peru, which has been working in coordination with the International Labor Organization (ILO) and that it even already has a preliminary proposal that is waiting to be shared and discussed with […]

Tour operators in Cusco call for an end to protests in the south

Tour operators in Cusco call for an end to protests in the south Tour operators in Cusco call for an end to protests in the south

Entrepreneurs and workers linked to the tourism sector of Cusco, held a sit-in yesterday in the Tupac Amaru square. They called for an end to the protests that are taking place in various regions of the country. With posters in hand, the demonstrators warned that the violent acts registered in Puno and the seizure of […]

Arequipa: dairy farmers block the Panamericana Sur highway during a strike

Arequipa: dairy farmers block the Panamericana Sur highway during a strike Arequipa: dairy farmers block the Panamericana Sur highway during a strike

Dairy farmers from different sectors in Arequipa abide by a strike this Tuesday in the South Pan-American Highway. The protest action will have a preventive duration of 12 hours and seeks to expose before the Executive its problems on the sale of fresh milk. They demand regulation and fair payment from dairy companies. This Tuesday, […]

Unemployment, lower wages, precariousness: the legacy of the pandemic for Latin American women

Unemployment, lower wages, precariousness: the legacy of the pandemic for Latin American women Unemployment, lower wages, precariousness: the legacy of the pandemic for Latin American women

Silvia Muñoz lost her job as a domestic worker in Lima; Yolanda Chambi had to close the sale of her traditional costumes on Lake Titicaca: the pandemic aggravated labor gender inequality in Peru and in the rest of Latin America, where more than four million women still have not regained employment. The pandemic forced many […]

Unemployment in the US slows down and stands at 3.8% in February: very close to the pre-pandemic level

Unemployment in the US slows down and stands at 3.8% in February: very close to the pre-pandemic level Unemployment in the US slows down and stands at 3.8% in February: very close to the pre-pandemic level

The government of United States reported that, in February, 678,000 new jobs were created, with which unemployment fell to 3.8% and approached the pre-pandemic rate. According to information shared by the Reuters chain, the employment increases reported by the Department of Labor were led by the 179,000 new positions taken in the leisure and hospitality […]

ILO: 4.5 million jobs lost due to the pandemic need to be recovered in Latin America

ILO: 4.5 million jobs lost due to the pandemic need to be recovered in Latin America

The COVID-19 pandemic caused up to 49 million jobs to be lost in Latin America, and according to the International Labor Organization (ILO)Until the third quarter of 2021, 4.5 million jobs remain to be recovered. Of this figure, 4.2 million correspond to jobs performed by women. It is important to point out that the gender […]

Unemployment in Peru during 2022 will be lower than average in Latin America

Unemployment in Peru during 2022 will be lower than average in Latin America

According to analysts from the FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast LatinFocus, Peru will record unemployment below the average for Latin America in the next five years. This indicator was presented in its last report of December 2021. The Peruvian unemployment rate will be 8.3% of the active population in 2022, 7.8% in 2023, 7.4% in 2024, 7% […]

Some 50,000 youth jobs have yet to recover

Some 50,000 youth jobs have yet to recover

At the end of 2020, the rate of youth unemployment in Peru it was 13.1%, increasing 5 percentage points over the previous year, with the population aged 15 to 29 being the most affected during the first year of the pandemic, according to the sociologist and labor researcher Alejandra Dinegro. However, as the economy has […]

Why hasn’t Europe been affected by the massive resignation of workers like the US?

Why hasn’t Europe been affected by the massive resignation of workers like the US?

Since the pandemic, U.S began to register a massive and voluntary abandonment of Job positions. Experts envisioned a global “Great Renunciation,” but in reality it was not. This rarely seen phenomenon in the American job market has made it difficult for employers to fill job openings. Having to change remote work for the office, exhaustion […]

Almost 50% of households in Latin America earn less than before the pandemic

Almost 50% of households in Latin America earn less than before the pandemic

The recovery of the economy is shown unevenly in Latin America and the Caribbean, who are trying to get out of the COVID-19 crisis with a weakened economy, lower incomes in nearly half of households and twice as food insecure, according to a survey published this Monday, November 29 by the World Bank and the […]

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