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Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany needed "viable solutions" to integrate refugees into the workforce faster after she met bosses of leading companies.
The French parliament has begun a potentially divisive debate over controversial changes to the country's labour laws.
Police clashed with protesters in Paris on Thursday. Thousands of protesters took part in a march against a labour reform bill in Paris on Thursday
British department stores group BHS has collapsed into administration on Monday putting 11,000 jobs at risk with questions being asked who is to blame.
France is bracing itself for nationwide protests and some stoppages against a government proposed labour reform bill. Unions across the board are up
Unemployment in the UK fell by 60,000 in the final three months of 2015, but despite the strong labour market wage growth slowed.
A skiving civil servant has been ordered to pay back nearly 27,000 euros after it was found he was claiming wages for years in which he didn’t work
The six-year absence of a Spanish civil servant from his post was only noticed when he became eligible for a long-service award, it’s emerged
At least three migrants died on Monday when their boat capsized in the Aegean sea off the coast of Turkey. It’s understood the vessel was heading for
*according to the New York Times In a long exposé published on Sunday, the New York Times investigated, based on a large number interviews, some of
A new milestone has been reached in the battle to achieve gender equality in sectors that have been dominated by men for centuries. According to
Hundreds of demonstrators took the streets of Istanbul on Sunday to demand stricter health and safety regulations in the workplace. The protest
Fast-food workers in more than 150 cities in the United States are holding a national day of protest to press for a wage increase to $US15 an
It’s kind of unusual to have the sound of waves and the feeling of warm sand beneath one’s feet at the office. But Japanese company Biztech is no
A British naval ship that evacuated 110 UK, German and Irish citizens from the worsening situation in Libya has docked in Malta. HMS Enterprise has
Big job cuts have been announced by Microsoft. The world’s largest software maker is eliminating up to 18,000 positions over the next year. That is
British workers get just eight public holidays a year, putting them among those with the fewest annual days off in Europe. They are on a par with
They may have a new unity government but it didn’t prevent simmering tensions between Palestinian factions erupting into scuffles in Gaza. It came
Some McDonald’s employees are certainly not “lovin’ it” when it comes to their pay and they showed that by holding a big demonstration at the
Soma is a town in mourning. Everyone here knows what mineworking means, as lignite is the only resource in this poor region in west Anatolia some 100
Qatar has unveiled labour reforms following international criticism over its treatment of foreign workers. Preparations for the 2022 World Cup have
New business surveys show the recovery in eurozone manufacturing accelerating. At the start of the second quarter there was solid growth across
Responding to government pressure, big Japanese companies, like Toyota, Hitachi and Panasonic, have announced the most generous pay raises in
A severance payoff agreement has finally been reached with workers who have been occupying a Goodyear tyre plant at Amiens in northern France. The
The European Commission says the end of restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians from working across the EU has not so far resulted in plane-loads
Boeing’s machinists narrowly approved a labour contract that secured thousands of jobs worth billions of dollars but will cost workers their
In Cambodia, military police have opened fire on protesters calling for higher wages for clothing factory workers. Five people are now reported to
The November unemployment figures are out and they make grim reading for France. There were 18,500 more on the dole last month, wiping out October’s
The German government’s plan to introduce a nationwide minimum wage has raised concerns among the business community in the eurozone’s most powerful
Greece is scrapping a perk public sector workers have enjoyed since 1989: six extra days paid holiday a year in return for using a computer. The