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:
News 2021 December
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.