Labor Economy

World stocks fall ahead of US jobs data as tensions weigh

Oct 5, 2018

World shares fall ahead of US jobs data as China tensions weigh

Unions call for Dutch probe into Ikea labor policies

Sep 27, 2018

A group of unions is calling on the Dutch government to investigate Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea over allegations that three of its stores in the United States, Ireland and Portugal have infringed workers' rights

ECB chief: Wage growth pushing up inflation in euro area

Sep 24, 2018

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says he expects inflation to strengthen in the 19 countries that use the euro as a stronger job market pushes up wage growth

Dutch government expects unemployment to fall to record low

Sep 18, 2018

The Dutch government says the country's economy will grow by 2.6 percent next year and unemployment will fall to a record low of 3.5 percent of the workforce

Report: Machines to handle over half workplace tasks by 2025

Sep 17, 2018

Organizers of the annual Davos forum say in a new report that machines are increasingly moving in on jobs done by people, projecting that more than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines, not humans, by 2025

Stock markets pick up after Asia drops over Trump tariffs

Sep 10, 2018

European stock markets rise and Wall Street is expected to open higher despite a drop in Asia, where investors fretted over the possibility of new U.S. tariffs on China.

Asian stocks mixed on fears of more US tariffs on China

Sep 10, 2018

Asian stocks mixed on fears of $267B more in US tariffs on China, ratcheting up tensions between the world's two biggest economies

World stocks mostly fall on possible US-China tariffs

Sep 7, 2018

Global markets are lower as traders mull over possible US tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods in a simmering trade dispute

German unemployment low amid strong labor market

Aug 30, 2018

The number of people without jobs in Germany dropped slightly in August as the labor market remained strong in Europe's largest economy

Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos

Aug 8, 2018

Samsung, affiliates to put $22 billion into artificial intelligence, autos

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