Labor Economy

German unemployment steady as labor market stays strong

Jun 29, 2018

Unemployment in Germany remained unchanged in June as the labor market in Europe's largest economy stayed strong

World stock markets continue to rise on strong US jobs data

Jun 4, 2018

Global stock markets rise on continued optimism over last week's upbeat U.S. jobs report, and despite the impasse between Beijing and Washington over trade

Asian shares rally on jobs data, despite trade talks impasse

Jun 4, 2018

Asian markets rally on US jobs data, despite impasse in China-US trade talks

German jobless rate slides to 5.1 percent in May

May 30, 2018

Germany's unemployment rate slid to 5.1 percent in May as the labor market benefited from a traditional spring pickup and the country's robust economic performance

Thousands across France protest Macron's 'brutal' policies

May 26, 2018

Thousands of protesters march under tight security in Paris after French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups called for "floods of people" to oppose the pro-business policies of President Emmanuel Macron

Macron's 1st year: World fame, Trump hugs, French anger

May 7, 2018

In just one year in office, French President Emmanuel Macron has emerged as a key world player defending democratic values but still faces challenges at home

Global stocks mixed ahead of US jobs data, amid trade talks

May 4, 2018

Global stock markets mixed as investors await US jobs data, watch outcome of China-US trade talks.

German unemployment remains low, economy strong

Apr 27, 2018

Government figures show Germany's unemployment rate remained unchanged in April as the labor market in Europe's largest economy stayed strong

France's train standoff, through the eyes of striking worker

Apr 24, 2018

French train maintenance worker Jonathan Seigneur says President Emmanuel Macron has it all wrong

French trains, Air France flights disrupted by strikes

Apr 18, 2018

Rail traffic across France and Air France flights were disrupted by strikes despite French President Emmanuel Macron's insistence that protests won't prevent him from overhauling the economy.

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