This week, 413.241 people were registered as job-seekers in Austria at the Labour Market Service (AMS), Heute reports.
There are about 4.000 more than in the previous week (409,356).
AMS said Monday that 348.354 people are currently without a job, with 64.887 in training. Compared to the same time last year, there are 71,000 more jobseekers.
Employment Minister Christine Aschbacher pointed out that the rise in unemployment is having seasonal effects: ”With the extension of short-time working and the Corona job offensive including work foundations, we are ready for the coming months.”