This week has seen a big increase in the number of persons that report themselves as unemployed.
on Thursday reported 3495 people available. It is almost four times as many as usually, inform the ministry of Employment.
The same trend has made itself felt on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and a total of 18.300 made available this week. It is almost four times as many, which is usually placed in ledighedskøen.
At the confederation of Danish Industries points to the chief economist Tore Stramer, you should be completely back to the financial crisis to see a similar development.
- It is disheartening figures, which clearly show that the labour market has been hit by a decidedly fyringsbølge in the week are gone, he says in a written comment.
Monday was the number of available rooms of almost 7000, and Tore Stramer see a bit of light in the darkness, and with that the figure has fallen in the course of the week.
- There are signs that fyringsbølgen is diminished in strength during the course of the week. It is a trend which we hope will continue over the coming days and weeks.
- This is primarily because the authorities have responded promptly with a series of large stimulus packages, said Tore Stramer.
most Recently, all parties in the Danish Parliament on Thursday agreed a deal for 50 billion dollars, that provides compensation for businesses and self-employed, there is the pressure of the coronavirusset.
In the weekend was the social partners also agreed on a deal that allows you to send employees home for three months, where the state will go in and compensate a part of the salary.
At the Danish Construction association estimates chief economist Bo Sandberg, to the Danish labour market is finely equipped for a downturn.
He points out that the employment set a record with 2.8 million jobs in January, before the coronaudbruddet broke out.
- It makes us, thankfully, better prepared for the coming months and quarters crisis, but it is tragic to see how the record levels of employment now is beginning to run out like sand between his fingers, he says in a written comment.