U nemployment in the first quarter of 2020 was 4.6%, or 0.4 percentage points lower than in the same quarter of 2019. Officially, the number of unemployed Bulgarians is 150,000, according to national statistics. The economic activity rate of the..
The number of unemployed since the beginning of the state of emergency has reached 91 783, Minister of Labor and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva has told the BNR. 20,000 people have found jobs since March 13. 132,000 people will keep their..
Bulgaria's Ministry of Labour and Social Policy reports that so far, 9,030 employers have submitted applications for compensation from the state under the so-called measure 60 to 40 , undertaken in support of employment in light of the Covid-19..
One in five of all newly registered unemployed in the conditions of pandemic are from the hotel and restaurant industry, or around 20,000 out of the total of 105,000 people employed in the sector, Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in..
School-goers will return to classrooms no earlier than 14 May There is no risk, as yet, to the school year if the state of emergency is lifted on 13 May, said Minister of Education Krasimir Valchev. In his words, the matriculation..