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Positive EU unemployment figures might not be telling the whole story
Last year saw the lowest unemployment rates this century. However, the figures may not be as promising as they look on paper.
Fashion victims: Bulgaria's textile workers on the poverty line
With one hundred days to go before the next European elections, Insiders goes to Bulgaria to discuss the difficult working conditions for textile workers in a country which has the lowest minimum wage in Europe.
Higher unemployment rates in EU cities for people born outside bloc
Croatia and the Czech Republic are the only EU countries where unemployment rates of people born outside of the bloc were not higher than those born within it, according to Eurostat data.
Brazil elections: Economic challenges
As people go to vote in the presidential elections in Brazil on Sunday, in between the controversies and scandals, most of them worry about being without a job with 13 million people out of work
Jobless man told by Macron to 'cross the street' for work finds job
The French President was widely condemned earlier this month after he was filmed telling an unemployed gardener he just needed to "cross the street" to find work as a waiter or in construction.
Macron tells job seeker all he has to do is 'cross the street'
French president creates a storm with claim unemployed man could easily find work if he tried.
Greek bailout programme ends
As Greece's bailout programme comes to an end the government claims the main causes have been solved and unemployment will come down
Refugee rocket scientist takes job hunt to London's streets
A double-space engineering graduate and refugee known only as Mohammed is taking a unique approach to searching for a job after university
Working poor, the new class after the 2008 crisis | View
Since the onset of the economic crisis in 2008, the working poor has emerged as a growing concern in Europe. Those who belong to this group are employed but their income isn’t high enough to maintain the typical standard of living in their society.
Keeping patients safe: our next #Europeanhero is a hospital cleaner
When Juliana Vintala was working as a tax consultant in Romania, she never envisaged working as a cleaner. But in Vienna, she found work as a hospital cleaner, and this #Europeanhero is pleased to make patients more comfortable.
How many of Europe's immigrants are jobless?
In 2017, 63% of migrants born outside the European Union were working, data show, compared to 73% for the native-born population.
Euro area unemployment rate lowest since 2008
Euro area unemployment rate lowest since 2008 according to the latest figures from Eurostat
Human trafficking in Brussels
With the Council of Europe saying labour exploitation is on the rise, migrant rights activists say many countries across Europe need to crack down on
‘Human error’ leaves 1,500 UK doctors in limbo after job offers are pulled
A trade union has said it is “appalled” after around 1,500 junior doctors in Britain lost job offers on Friday due to an administrative error in the recruitment process.
US unemployment rate at 3.9 percent, the lowest level since 2000
The economy needs to create roughly 120,000 jobs per month to keep up with growth in the working-age population.
2,000 candidates apply for five jobs in Italy's public sector
Would you travel for over 13 hours to apply for a job if you knew you'd be one of 2,000 candidates? That's what thousands of people do in Italy every month.
Police spies helped create employee ‘blacklist’ for UK companies
Workers who complained of safety violations were reported by police spies and prevented from getting another job in the construction industry, an investigation has uncovered.
USA: Game over for Toys 'R' Us
The demise of the iconic store leaves tens of thousands of US staff facing unemployment
Toys'R'Us faces more closures
American retail giant, Toys'R'Us has announced store closures in the US over the coming months on top of those in the UK over the next six weeks. Other global locations are expected to follow suit.
Pregnant women can be included in staff cuts, EU court rules
Decision clarifies rules about job protection.
UK unemployment increases
The UK jobless rate rises for the first time since 2016, but wages have risen.
Where in Europe has the longest working weeks?
At 42.3 hours, Greece has the longest working week, while the Netherlands has the shortest at 30.3 hours.
Job surge in the USA
U.S. jobs and wages make largest annual gain in more than eight and a half years.
European unemployment rate retains nine-year low
Latest figures from the EU's statistics agency show that the number of those out of work remained at 8.7% in December.
Portugal says Brexit has boosted its economy
Britain's departure from the European Union has seen many firms look to Portugal do to business
One year on: America under Trump
On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump became president of the United States, marking the start of one of the most unusual years in American political history. What has Trump done this year and how does it compare to what he promised?