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JOB LOSERS

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Definition:
Job losers are workers who permanently lost a (stable or temporary) job in the last few years and who are currently unemployed or out of the labour force.

Job losers are examined as a stock, whose demographic characteristics are identified, together with the last job held and the length of time without a job.

Source Publication:
OECD Employment Outlook, July 1990, Chapter 2, Displacement and Job Loss, page 43.

Cross References:
Displaced workers

Statistical Theme: Labour statistics

Created on Thursday, May 02, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, March 06, 2003