Czech unemployment reached two year high in April

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There were 254,000 people without work in the Czech Republic in April, the highest level since March 2018, according to the Czech Labor Office. 

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However, Labor Minister Jana Maláčová says the data is still favorable. Unemployment rose by 0.4% in April to a total of 3.4%.

Most of those recently rendered unemployed are from the culinary, hotel and sales sectors. There are currently 330,000 vacant jobs in the country, statistics show, Czech Radio said.

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