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6 March 2018, 16:41

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Social Insurance Fund finds employment for 2,400 LPR residents in 2018

LUGANSK, March 6 (Lugansk Media Centre) - The Lugansk People’s Republic Unemployment Social Insurance Fund (FSSNSB) has helped 2,378 LPR residents land permanent jobs since the beginning of this year.

As many as 2,378 people (25.7 percent of those on file) have got permanent jobs since the beginning of 2018,” a FSSNSB official said adding that there were 9,252 registered job seekers in the Republic’s employment market as of early 2018.

“Of those, white collar employee made up 17 percent, workers more than 54 percent and residents without professional skills some 29 percent,” he said.

The Fund said it continues to provide assistance to young people with first ever employment offers, as well as subsidies to employer companies.

In January-February 2018, 22 young people under 35 years of age were employed, including eight university graduates and 14 graduates of vocational training colleges. They got jobs at processing enterprises, in trade, hotel and restaurant business, real estate, civil engineering, finance and transport and communications, the FSSNSB said.

In early 2018, the Fund’s branches had information on 5,431 available permanent jobs.

The most wanted employment opportunities were blue-collar jobs (50.6 percent), followed by white-collar jobs (nearly 38 percent) and odd jobs 12 percent, the FSSNSB said.

It said that it had helped find permanent jobs for 1,130 LPR residents last month.

FSSNSB chairman Andrey Dmitriyenko noted that the Fund had found employment for more than 32,000 people since 2015, or some 30 percent of all registered job seekers.

In 2017, the FSSNSB found permanent jobs for 12,400 people, or 46.4 percent of the unemployed who sought the Fund’s assistance.

LuganskMediaCentre — 06 March — Lugansk