STA, 10 May 2018 - The number of vacancies and occupied jobs rose in the first quarter of 2018, putting Slovenia's job vacancy rate at 2.5%, the highest since 2008, data released by the national Statistics Office (SURS) on Thursday showed. This reflects employers' complaints that workers are hard to find.
STA, 4 May 2018 - Increasing social benefits is not a solution to poverty, what needs to be done is create new jobs and secure decent pay. This view was shared by representatives of political parties who took part in a panel discussion on poverty, which was organised in Ljubljana on Friday as part of the European Minimum Income Network project.
STA, 1 May 2018 - Economic situation in Slovenia has improved but not because of the government, according to Marjan Trobiš, the president of the Employers' Association (Združenje delodajalcev Slovenije, ZDS, the Association of Employers of Slovenia). He believes the country will not be able to sustain the positive business trends without foreign workforce.
STA, 1 May 2018 - A survey conducted among Slovenian 18-30-year-olds has shown that three out of four would prefer to have permanent employment contracts, although most have been engaged in student work or undeclared work.
STA, 1 May 2018 - As Slovenia celebrated Labour Day with bonfires on the eve of 1 May, trade unions have denounced precarious forms of employment while warning that more than 50,000 workers in the country do not earn enough and live in poverty.
STA, 19 April 2018 – The National Assembly has passed legislative amendments that ease procedures for the employment of foreigners on behalf of innovative companies and companies that generate high added value.