Locked-down Dublin. Only Chile, Czech Republic, Iceland and Israel were expected to have a slower labour market rebound than the Republic. Photograph: iStock

The Irish labour market is not expected to recover from the pandemic until 2024 at the earliest, one of the slowest rebounds of any country, the Organ(...)

The OECD study, Society at a Glance 2016,  showed more than 25 per cent of young Irish people, aged between 15 and 29-years-old, received unemployment and disability benefits in 2014 compared to the average of 10 per cent across all OECD countries. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Ireland has the highest number of young people receiving unemployment and disability benefits among the 35 countries in the Organisation for Economic (...)

Spain and Turkey’s minimum wages have also fallen, while in Greece, the nominal value of its minimum wage was cut.

Ireland is one of three OECD countries whose minimum wage has fallen relative to its median wage, according to a report released today. Spain and Tur(...)

Germany – and not Britain –  is the main destination for EU citizens moving from one member state to another, according to a report just published by the OECD. Photograph:  Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Eastern Europeans form 1 per cent of the United Kingdom’s population and are better educated than locals, but the majority of European Union citizens (...)