News – 03.11.2020
WIFO Research Brief by Julia Bock-Schappelwein, Ulrike Huemer and Walter
After half a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the consequences for employment are still noticeable.
In September, employment loss was lower than in spring but still 1 percent compared to the previous year's level. In addition,
after the peak in May with over 1.3 million registered cases of short-time work, around 300,000 employees were still registered
for short-time work in September.