In this issue:

More jobs in 2015, but recovery must be secured

• Employment – Employment continues to recover, recording an overall increase of 1.5% compared to 2014
• Unemployment – Unemployment rate decreases at 9.3%, mostly thanks to the decline of female unemployment
• Start-up jobs – Growth in hiring propelled by stable employment in 2015
• Social benefits – The volume of extraordinary wages guarantee fund reduced by half in 2015
• Statistical appendix
• In-depth article – Long-term unemployment according to administrative data