Employment

The FINANCIAL -- Consumers are often unaware that the food they eat or the clothes they buy may have been produced by people working under conditions of severe labour exploitation. A new report by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) shows that while the EU has legislation prohibiting certain forms of severe labour exploitation, workers moving within or migrating to the EU are at risk of ...

The FINANCIAL -- U.S. employers resumed a solid pace of hiring last month and the jobless rate fell, priming the economy to snap back from a brutal winter, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- The percentage of U.S. employees engaged in their jobs averaged 31.7% for April. The latest monthly average is consistent with March and January of this year, but lower than the ...

The FINANCIAL -- German jobless claims dropped in May and the number of registered vacancies rose, making Germany's labor market the most vibrant in the eurozone, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but the level remains consistent with an economy that is adding jobs, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits dipped last week, a sign of broad health in the labor market, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- The British labor market continued to strengthen during the first quarter of 2015, official figures show, despite a slowdown in the pace of economic growth, according to ...