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Joint press release 13 January 2021

2020 - a challenging year


Dortmund Job Center and Employment Agency take stock of the pandemic year and provide an outlook for 2021:

  • Unemployment rises in 2020 due to corona
  • 36,213 unemployed on an annual average
  • Average unemployment rate was 11.4 percent (2019: 10.1 percent)
  • Employment stable, spring recovery fails to materialise
  • Short-time work secures many jobs

Would you like to learn more? Then feel free to read the full press release from 13 January 2021 at Press release "2020 - a challenging year". to. 

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