NCRI - The Steel Industries Plant in Minoo-Dasht in Golestan province (northern Iran) was shut down since June 22 due to problems with the procurement of raw materials and more than 130 workers of this Plant lost their jobs and become unemployed. The factory was active in production of all kinds of metal wires and rebar.
NCRI - To create jobs for the unemployed graduates, Iranian regime’s Ministry of Labor has officially kicked off its internship program through launching a website.
Meanwhile, deputy head of Employers Labor Unions Association believes that such programs are not going to resolve unemployment crisis.
NCRI - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in his remarks on Thursday once again referred to the wide rifts in the regime’s senior ranks.
“The fact that rifts are created in our society is due to our lack of tolerance. There are who prefer everyone to think like we do… Even the messenger [of Islam] was told you are not above the people to order them, and you are only obligated to show them the way, to allow each individual to choose for themselves. However, there are those who think they should issue orders upon people and that people are to obey their orders,” he said.
NCRI - Iranian MP Hossein-Ali Haji Doleigani said at least one third of the Iranian people are having problems due to their investments and savings in financial-credit institutes.
“Psychological, spiritual concerns and worries resulting from investing in such institutions, in addition to the investor, causes problems for their families and it appears more than 20 million people are suffering in this regard,” he said.
NCRI - An Iranian regime’s banking and financial expert acknowledged in his interview with regime’s news TV channel that owners of credit institutions have political power and special backing, yet don’t care a bit about the law.
NCRI - After more than a month of wheat harvest, government authorities evade paying the money to the wheat farmers.
A state-run website called Bayanerooz on June 9 2017 writes about Rouhani's hollow promises, "The president always promises jam tomorrow. He did not achieve positive results in the 4 years of presidency. He only prioritizes measures in times of election."
NCRI - Iran’s state media reported iron ore exports have come to a halt due to increasing shipping fees.
“With the increasing rise of sea shipment prices and discounts enjoyed by Forteskio and India companies for below 58% iron ore, such exports have been halted,” said Keivan Tehrani, head of the Iron Ore Producers and Exporters Association to the semi-official Tasnim news agency.
NCRI - According to former head of Tehran Economics University, the real unemployment rate is several times higher than officially announced and it’s not going to decrease in the near future. Earlier, regime’s labor minister had also announced that the country’s unemployment rate would not decrease in the next few years.
Earlier this year, regime’s Statistics Center announced in its detailed 2016 job market report that the country’s number of unemployed were three millions.
NCRI - Of the 145 small and medium size active metal ore mines in 2013, only nine remain active, according to the vice president of the Mine Ore Importers/Exporters Association.
“Around 8,000 were employed in the metal ore extraction branch, and their closure has led to at least 5,000 workers becoming unemployed,” according to Iran’s state-run TV/Radio in its interview with Bahram Shakuri.