Arion Bank Lays Off 100 Employees

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From left: Árni Harðarson, assistant director of Alvogen and board member of Alvotech, Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir, minister of tourism, industry and innovation , Sigurður Hannesson, CEO of the Federation of Icelandic Industries, and Pétur Óskarsson, director of Promote Iceland.

Website to Attract Foreign Experts

5 Sep A new website, meant to facilitate the relocation process for foreign experts wishing to work in Iceland, was launched Tuesday.

Quarter of Reykjanesbær Population from Abroad

4 Aug The ratio of foreign citizens residing in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, is the highest it’s ever been, or about 26 percent.

WOW Pilots Seek Jobs Abroad

9 Apr Pilots and aircraft maintenance technicians, who worked for the bankrupt Icelandic airline WOW, are actively searching for jobs, mainly abroad.

Sandrius Ungurys from Lithuania says most of his countrymen feel betrayed upon arrival in Iceland.

News programme on conditions for foreign workers in Iceland sparks outrage

3 Oct 2018 News programme Kveikur on national television RÚV last night investigated the working situations of foreign workers in Iceland. Currently there are 30 thousand foreign employees in Iceland, a greater number than ever before.

Unemployment in Iceland is 2%.

Least unemployment in Iceland of all OECD countries

13 Sep 2017 According to new figures, unemployment in Iceland is 2%, which is the lowest figure for unemployment of all the OECD counries. Two countries have under 3% unemployment, the Czech Republic (2.9%) and Japan (2.8%).

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