Unemployment Rate Going Down in Iceland

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The building of the Directorate of Immigration.

‘Unacceptable’ Conditions of Au Pair in Iceland

30 Mar The decision of the Directorate of Immigration to revoke the residence permit of a Filipino woman, who worked in Iceland as an au pair, has been reversed.

Reykjavík Edition Lays Off 27 Employees

28 Jan Reykjavík Edition — a 253-room, five-star luxury hotel, located next to Harpa Concert Hall — has laid off 27 employees.

Great Demand for Foreign Labor in Iceland

26 Jan Based on economic forecasts, one can expect 15,000 new jobs to be created in Iceland from 2022 till 2025.

Unemployment Rate in Iceland Keeps Rising

11 Feb 2021 New figures from the Directorate of Labor show an unemployment rate of 26 percent in Suðurnes (the Reykjanes peninsula), Southwest Iceland.

Roadwork in Grindavík, on the Reykjanes peninsula.

Shocking Unemployment Rates in Parts of Iceland

14 Oct 2020 The unemployment rate in Suðurnes, Southwest Iceland, has reached new heights.

From the US naval base, Keflavík.

Left-Greens Reject NATO Project in Helguvík Harbor

14 May 2020 The Left-Green Movement has rejected major NATO projects on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, Morgunblaðið reports.

Icelandair Wants to Increase Utilization of Crews

12 May 2020 During ongoing wage negotiations with pilots and flight attendants, Icelandair’s focus is on increasing the utilization of its flight crews by 30 to 40 percent.

Mass Layoffs in Icelandic Travel Industry

30 Apr 2020 Iceland’s Directorate of Labor was notified of the layoffs of more than 700 people at 15 companies yesterday.

Icelandair Lays Off More than 2,000 People

29 Apr 2020 Yesterday, Icelandair announced the layoffs of more than 2,000 out of its 3,400 employees by the end of the month.

Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir.

Part-Time Unemployment Benefits Extended

28 Apr 2020 The Icelandic government has just announced the next phase of its stimulus package at a press conference.

Major Layoffs Expected at Icelandair

27 Apr 2020 Icelandair is planning to lay off numerous employees by the end of this month.

Unemployment Rate Soars in Iceland

21 Apr 2020 During the COVID-19 pandemic, the unemployment rate in Iceland has soared.

Arion Bank Lays Off 100 Employees

27 Sep 2019 One hundred people lost their job at Arion Bank in Iceland yesterday.

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 2019 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 2019 The ratio of foreign citizens residing in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, is the highest it’s ever been, or about 26 percent.

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