STA, 18 December 2018 - The number of jobs created in Slovenia increased to 885,700 in October with one in ten of the jobs filled by foreigners, fresh data from the Statistics Office show.
The number of people in employment in the country increased by 0.9% from November and by 3.2% on the same period a year ago.
More than half of those in jobs were men, their number rising by 0.8% from September to 486,600. The number of employed women rose by 1% to 399,000.
Manufacturing created most new jobs, the number of those employed there rising by 4.1% to over 8,000.
Almost 10% of all people in employment in Slovenia were foreigners. Their number rose by 19.5% in a year to 87,700. This is up 2% from September.
Most foreigner workers were from Bosnia-Herzegovina (42,600), Serbia (10,800), Croatia (7,500), Kosovo (7,100) and Macedonia (6,000).
Most were employed in the construction industry (23,400), manufacturing (20,300) and in transport and storage (14,800).
STA, 3 October 2018 - The number of people registered with the Slovenian Employment Service as being out of a job dropped to 73,781 at the end of September, 2.8% fewer than the month before and 8.9% fewer than a year ago.
STA, 11 September 2018 - Employers in Slovenia are quite optimistic about hiring in the final quarter of the year, with as many as 20% of them planning to increase their staff. The prospects for hiring in Slovenia are thus among the most promising in the region and the world, the latest survey by temping agency Manpower shows.
STA, 31 August 2018 - Driven by external trade, Slovenia's economy expanded by 3.8% in the second quarter over the same period a year ago, while the seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 4.3% year-on-year and by 0.8% from the previous quarter, the Statistics Office (SURS) reported.
STA, 16 August 2018 - The average monthly gross wage in Slovenia in the first half of the year was EUR 1,658 or 3.6% more than in the same period last year nominally, and 2% higher in real terms. The average net wage was at EUR 1,076, which was 3.1% and 1.5% higher year-on-year in nominal and real terms, respectively.
STA, 10 August 2018 - The biggest problems of young people in Slovenia are unemployment and precarious work forms, the trade union Mladi Plus (Youth Plus) said on Friday ahead of International Youth Day, observed on Sunday. The Labour Ministry said employment of youth remained its priority.
STA, 16 July 2018 - A new collective bargaining agreement for retail workers was signed in Ljubljana on Monday. It stipulates that shops will no longer be open on holidays, bar some exceptions, while Sunday work will be paid more than it is now. Moreover, many employees will see their pay increase next year.