6.000 jobs lost in industrial and construction sectors in Costa Rica
By November 2008 the industrial reported 1.200 less workers than October 2008, and 4.800 less in construction.
Monday, January 19, 2009
Nacion.com reports: "The employment contraction coincides with the slowdown in the production and the 0.5% fall registered in November 2008 compared to November 2007, according to the monthly index of economic activity.
The manufacturing industry of El Salvador was the hardest-hit by the global economic crisis.
Industry and the private sector are the most affected, according to the Salvadoran Social Security Institute.
The construction sector has failed to retrieve the 15 thousand jobs it lost since September 2008.
Industry and Construction are two of the sectors that have suffered the greatest contraction this year.
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