January jobless rate edges up as more Japanese women quit jobs to look for better opportunities

01 Mar 2019 15:56 | JHRS (Administrator)

The unemployment rate edged up 0.1 percentage point from the previous month to 2.5 percent in January, reflecting a rising number of women quitting their jobs for better positions amid the tightest labor market in decades, government data showed Friday.

Source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/

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