Sunday 18 February 2018

It might be a bumpy ride but we are heading the right way to recovery

From left: Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash; Tánaiste Joan Burton; and and Public Spending Minister Brendan Howlin
From left: Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash; Tánaiste Joan Burton; and and Public Spending Minister Brendan Howlin
Dan O'Brien

Dan O'Brien

The numbers at work are rising at their fastest rate since the crash. All eight regions of the country are enjoying a recovery in employment. Most sectors of the economy are adding people to payrolls.

This excellent news about the labour market in the April-June months of this year came yesterday from the State's number crunchers.

Along with sheaves of data on the latest happenings on the jobs front, they also revealed their latest numbers on emigration and immigration, both of which are perennially hot topics.

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