As a temporary measure only electronic service channels will be temporarily open at The Directorate of Labour. This is to ensure the service and safety of staff and service users. Service users can have their matter resolved by:
The unemployment rate in November was unchanged from October or 4,9%.
As of today, December 27th, all of The Directorate of Labour’s service centers will be closed temporarily due to the COVID-19 virus.
The Directorate of Labour will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. From the 27th until the 30th of December, the service center in Reykjavík and Maternity/Paternity Leave Fund is open between 9:00 and 15:00.
The unemployment rate decreased from 5,0% in September to 4,9% in October.
The unemployment rate decreased from 6,1% in July to 5,5% in August.
The unemployment rate decreased from 7,4% in June to 6,1% in July.
The total unemployment rate decreased from 11,5% in April to 10,0% in May. The general unemployment decreased from 10,4% in April to 9,1% in May and the reduced unemployment rate decreased from 1,1% in April to 0,9% in May.
Today, The Directorate of Labour pays a one-time grant to jobseekers who have been paid unemployment benefits consecutively for 14 months or longer on the 1st of May 2021. The grant can amount up to 100.000 kr. but income tax is deducted from the grant.
A webpage intended to provide information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations is now available at the covid.is website. The site contains information regarding registering to receive an invitation to be vaccinated, and how the invitations are delivered to and received by the recipient. The information is in several languages: Icelandic, English, Polish, Lithuanian, Thai, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Arabic, Kurdish and Persian. For more information click here.
Þú hefur skoðað 12 fréttir af 17