Rapid rise in unemployment claims
TT/The Local · 4 Aug 2009, 17:58
Published: 04 Aug 2009 17:58 GMT+02:00
July saw almost 160,000 people receive unemployment assistance, around the same figure as the previous month but up sharply from 123,500 in July 2008.
In all, the a-kassa organisations paid out 1.7 billion kronor ($120 million) in July, up 200,000 kronor on the previous month, according to IAF.