This is the State of the Union, a weekly roundup of the top stories from Brussels.
US employment increased less than expected in December but there was a rebound in wages, pointing to sustained labour market and economic growth.
By Sean Welsh, researcher in robot ethics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand Robots will replace many humans: perhaps most humans in the workplace.
While Sweden’s employment rates are some of the highest in Europe, Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and Integration, says to mitigate the risk of it rising due to an influx of refugees, the co
State Secretary Branislav Ondruš explains why long-term unemployment is an issue in several Slovakian regions and how the government is taking action to allow more people to enter the labour…
Inflation in Germany jumped in December - up 1.7% on the year - due to costlier energy and food while unemployment there fell more than expected.
Italy's largest bank, UniCredit, is to raise 13 billion euros in a share issue to shore up its balance sheet. It will also cut 14,000 jobs.
2016 likely to create less jobs but US unemployment to stay under 5% mark says US Bureau of Labour Statistics.
Workers from fast-food chains and nearly 20 airports joined nationwide protests for higher pay, union rights and immigration reform on Tuesday in their first major action since businessman Donald Trum
Populism has a negative impact on the long term economic outlook of Europe and Central Asia but short term growth is expected to accelerate in the region – according to a new report from the World…
Britain's jobless rate unexpectedly fell to an 11-year low between July and September, but there were also signs of a possible labour market slowdown.
Microsoft has offered concessions to EU antitrust regulators over its bid for social network LinkedIn.
Unemployment in the eurozone remains high but eased in September to the lowest level in five years at 10 percent of the workforce.
Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier says it is cutting another 7,500 jobs - 10 percent of its workforce - over the next two years.
Job creation in Britain slowed in the three months up to August but it seems the Brexit vote has not yet undermined the labour market.
Carmaker Peugeot Citroen reportedly plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs in France next year through early retirements and voluntary buyouts.
US employers hired 156,000 people in September against a forecast of 175,000.
Tough times in the telecoms industry mean Swedish mobile phone exchange equipment maker Ericsson is cutting 3,900 jobs - a fifth of its workforce.
The number of people in Spain registering as unemployed rose in September as the jobs boost of a strong tourist seasons wears off.
ING, the Netherlands' largest financial services company, is getting rid of 7,000 positions and will invest 800 million euros in its technology platform.
Commerzbank has confirmed it will reduce its workforce by more than a fifth - cutting 9,600 jobs as it faces a slump in earnings.
Alstom has begun crisis talks over plans to stop making trains at its plant in Belfort. The French government is insisting the facility remains open.