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Czech unemployment is the lowest in Europe. That may be a bad thing.
The European nation is struggling to find workers.
EU unemployment falls as COVID measures recede
While the number of jobless is down on a year earlier, youth unemployment is as high as 30% in Spain and Greece.
Spain passes landmark labour reform, unlocking EU billions
The new employment rules limit most temporary contracts to a maximum of three months and bring back collective bargaining with unions as the main way of negotiating pay and conditions.
Unemployment in Gaza sees textile workers team up with Israeli firms
A new chapter in the Palestinian-Israeli relationship brings together the textile workers in Gaza — where the unemployment rate is estimated to be around 55 per cent — and Israeli companies in need of cheap clothes manufacturers.
The Great Resignation: Is the US workers' revolution coming to Europe?
While the number of people leaving their jobs in the US has soared, European job markets have stabilised. Is Europe bucking the Great Resignation?
Calm returns to Solomon Islands after deadly protests and riots
Police found three bodies and arrested more than 100 people in three days of unrest, sparked by concerns about the nation's increasing links with China.
Bangkok’s taxi graveyard brought back to life with mini-gardens
A Thai taxi cooperative is turning its abandoned cabs into gardens in order to feed out-of-work drivers.
UK job vacancies hit record high following restrictions lift
The number of job vacancies rose to over 950,000 — the highest level since records were started in 2001.
Brazil's fight against Covid-19 hampered by flooding and favela growth
In its struggle with the pandemic Brazil is battling on several fronts as flooding hampers vaccination efforts in remote areas and poverty deepens in cities.
Job retention schemes are keeping millions in work, what happens once they end?
With the pandemic, lockdowns, climate change and the digital transition, employment in Europe has rarely been so precarious. Job retention schemes are keeping millions in work, but what happens once they end?
Italian youngsters target government in bid to boost youth investment
A campaign started by young people in Italy aims to get the government to raise spending on youth policies from the EU's pandemic recovery fund to 10 per cent, down from 1 per cent.
The race to stop Europe’s young and jobless from becoming a ‘lost generation’
The pandemic has caused unemployment to rise throughout Europe. The under 29's have been particularly affected and are now having to compete with the newly unemployed with more experience. We take a look at what the EU is doing to improve employment for young people.
Belgian city of Ghent trains single mothers to be childcare workers
Single mothers in Ghent are being trained up for free as childcare workers, part of a project using EU funds to help fight child poverty.
Here's how the pandemic has impacted young aviation professionals
COVID-19 has devastated many industries which rely on travel and tourism to survive - none more so than aviation. Here, meet the young professionals still hoping for a future in the industry.
As the COVID-19 crisis drags on, hard-hit French youth struggle
Nearly a quarter of French young people can’t find work — two-and-a-half times the national unemployment rate and one of the highest in the European Union's 27 nations.
New report paints bleak picture of EU unemployment
The unemployment rate for the bloc was at 7.6% in October 2020, up 1% compared to October 2019.
COVID-19 recovery fund veto 'could cause employment tragedy in Europe'
Hungary and Poland's veto of the bloc's pandemic recovery fund could cause unemployment levels to explode, it's been claimed.
EU rings in stock listing of 'social bond' with resounding success
The EU wanted to raise 17 billion euros on capital markets to fund its short term employment scheme known as SURE. It's first test went above and beyond expectations.
Lithuania votes: Centre-right opposition edges towards win
Voters went to the polls on Sunday in the Baltic country, where the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the economy are dominant themes.
Unemployment marches higher in Europe as pandemic grinds on
While Europe's unemployment rate is still modest compared with the spike seen in many other countries, economists predict it could hit double digits in coming months as wage support programs expire.
Spain sees EU's highest youth unemployment rate as pandemic hits hard
The country was already experiencing worrying levels of unemployed young people but the pandemic has only served to exacerbate these figures.
French workers protest job cuts amid COVID-19 pandemic
Thousands protested job cuts and wages as COVID-19 cases rise in France.
EU aims to cushion furloughed workers with unemployment scheme
The EU announced a scheme earlier this year aimed at assisting furloughed workers during the pandemic and now money is beginning to be allocated to member states in need.
France unveils 'historic' €100 billion package to boost sick economy
The French economy shrank by a massive 13.8 per cent in the three months to June as lockdown measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 hit hard.
UK reports highest number of quarterly job losses since 2009 recession
Employment fell by 220,000 between April and June, the biggest three-month decline in the UK since the global financial crisis.
A million people lost their jobs in Spain in three months, data shows
Spain's National Statistics Institute said 1,074,000 jobs were lost between the start of April and the end of June.