Showing posts with label labor market. Show all posts
Showing posts with label labor market. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Over 400,000 People Living in 'Modern Slavery' in US: Report

working under forced labor conditions
More than 400,000 people could be living in “modern slavery” in the US, a condition of servitude broadly defined in a new study as forced and state-imposed labor, sexual servitude and forced marriage.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Tear Gas Used in Paris as Strike against Macron’s Labor Reforms Grips France

Tear Gas Used in Paris
Police used tear gas in Paris on Tuesday to disperse a demonstration, part of nationwide strike against President Emmanuel Macron's labor reforms. The reforms especially affect public sector workers, and over 200,000 hit the streets across the country.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

France's hard-left leader Melenchon brings supporters to street against labor reform

labor reform
Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of hard-left "Unbowed France" party, on Saturday took tens of thousands of supporters to streets in Paris to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's decrees to make labor code more flexible, a day after the reform was enacted.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

IMF: Refugees may hold key to Germany's economic growth

Germany must accelerate structural reforms to boost growth potential by broadening the participation of refugees, women, and older workers in the labour market, the International Monetary Fund has said.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Amnesty: Qatar World Cup stadium workers suffer abuse

Workers in Qatar renovating a stadium for the 2022 World Cup have suffered rights abuses two years after the tournament's organisers drafted worker welfare standards in the wake of criticism, Amnesty International said.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015