Tag: Labor/Personnel
about 1 year ago
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Star Entertainment to Cut 500 Jobs After Weak Earnings

The company will also cancel staff incentives and freeze pay for all employees not covered by wider bargaining agreem...

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over 1 year ago
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France and U.K. Face Wave of Strikes During Peak Holiday Travel Season

The U.K. and France braced for disruptions to holiday travel, as British border-control personnel went on strike and ...

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Strikes Expand to Passport Control, Disrupting Holiday Travel

British passport control staff are set to become the latest government workers to seek wage rises that get closer to ...

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over 1 year ago
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Germany Is Short of Workers, but Its Migrants Are Struggling to Find Jobs

A magnet for asylum seekers, Germany isn’t attracting enough qualified newcomers and is struggling to train the new a...

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over 1 year ago
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Europeans Cut Back on Spending, Pointing to Recession Ahead

In contrast to the U.S., retail sales in Europe fell sharply as consumers were hit by significantly higher heating an...

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over 1 year ago
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H&M to Lay Off 1,500 Staff to Stem Rising Costs

Fast-fashion giant is latest retailer to announce job cuts amid high inflation

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over 1 year ago
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Political Risk Returns to China, and Looks Here to Stay

Anger over China’s Covid policies comes amid structural economic changes that have damaged young people’s prospects a...

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over 1 year ago
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U.S. Allies Seek to Stop Former Military Pilots From Helping China

Australia will review policies after an investigation into the training of Chinese aircrews raises concerns.

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over 2 years ago
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Rio Tinto Says Racism and Sexual Harassment Are Widespread at Miner

A report commissioned by Rio Tinto found that nearly half of workers have experienced bullying, and 28% of women have...

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over 2 years ago
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Europe’s Workers See Living Costs Rise, but Pay Isn’t Keeping Pace

Europe’s unemployment rate has fallen below its pre-pandemic level, but a surge in wages this year doesn’t seem likel...

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over 2 years ago
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Global Migration Plummeted During Pandemic, but Labor Shortages Drive Rebound

Industries that had come to rely heavily on migrant workers have been struggling as economies reopen and businesses s...

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over 3 years ago
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Global Factories Pay Higher Prices as Surge Strains Supplies

A steep rise in factory output is testing already strained global supply chains, raising prices of raw materials and ...

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over 3 years ago
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Europe’s Economy Falls Further Behind U.S. and China. ‘It’s Getting Desperate.’

The eurozone’s economy is diverging sharply from the U.S. and China, as stubbornly high coronavirus infections, exten...

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over 3 years ago
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U.S. Businesses in China More Optimistic With Biden Presidency

American companies believe bilateral relations will be more stable under a Biden administration, a postelection surve...

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almost 4 years ago
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Shorter Workweek Isn’t Boon for Job Gains

A reduction in working hours can boost workers’ well-being and productivity only up to a point, while there is no evi...

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