Czech jobless rate shrinks to 5.4 percent


The jobless rate in the Czech Republic in May dropped to 5.4 percent from April’s 5.7 percent. The overall number of unemployed has fallen to just under 395,000, that’s the lowest total since January 2009. The number of vacancies being offered through the national labour office stands at just over 129,000. That is the highest total since October 2008. The office expects the jobless total to continue shrinking in the coming months.