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  1. Business - Economy - Unemployment

    High minimum wage kills jobs and makes poor worse off

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 11:31am by STEVE HANKE

    ... Merkel for proposing the introduction of a minimum wage law in Germany. In short, Weidmann said this would damage Germany's labour market and be a job killer. He is right. Executives ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Trade-off between productivity gains and job losses isn't so simple

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:06pm by PATRICK LOW

    ... these days is that robots and labour-saving technologies are destroying jobs and creating a growing group of disillusioned people who harbour a deepening sense of alienation from society. If true, ... and employment growth can be traced back to 2000. When one looks at national data over a slightly longer period, however, the relationship between labour-saving efficiency gains and jobs can be murky. ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Jobless rate in Australia hits 10-year high

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 03:47pm by Reuters

    ... Motors in ceasing production in Australia by 2017. The closures will be a blow to an already sluggish labour market, given the statistics bureau's estimates that about 45,000 people ... to represent an additional headwind for the Australian labour market over the next 12 to 18 months," he said. ...

  4. Business - Economy

    Surprise Australian jobs slide revives risk of rate cut, hammers currency

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 03:29pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... cheaper to employ more people. A moderation in wage growth and improving productivity led to a 0.4 per cent fall in real unit labour costs in the year to September. "Jobs growth can continue ...

  5. News - World - Youth Unemployment

    EU leaders meet in Paris to tackle youth employment

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 01:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... an influx of low-paid labour. France and other countries allege that current regulation allows Germany, which has no minimum wage, to employ millions of posted workers on “mini-jobs” with no social ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Business fears over minimum wage prove groundless

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... wage was introduced, the South China Morning Post has found. According to government figures, the numbers show an improved labour market, suggesting the impact of the policy was not as bad ...

  7. Business - Economy

    30 million more jobless in the world, says ILO

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse ILO says debt-ridden countries such as Greece and Spain have been hit hard by budget-cutting '30m more jobless than before the debt crisis' There are now 30 million more people without jobs around the world than before the global financial crisis began, the head of the International Labour Organisation said in remarks published yesterday. The figures ...

  8. Business - Economy

    French jobless total stable in May at record high

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:34pm by Reuters

    ... nudging the total to a new all-time high of 3,264,500, labour ministry data showed. The figures, coming after two years of uninterrupted monthly rises, leave the number of jobseekers at the worst ... Labour Organisation (ILO) standards, hit a 14-year high of 10.8 per cent in the first quarter of this year, its highest level since early 1999. The INSEE national statistics agency sees ...

  9. Business - Economy

    Merkel ushers jobless EU youth talks on to campaign trail

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 11:29am by AFP

    ... the region’s 5.6 million jobless under 25-year-olds into work, Merkel will gather leaders and labour ministers in Berlin to thrash out the ways and means. Merkel, whose conservatives have been cruising ... with youth unemployment having reached more than 62 per cent in April, but young adults in Spain, Portugal and Italy are also badly affected, while Germany struggles with a skilled labour shortage. ...

  10. One in 20 out of work

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... their jobs last month, pushing the unemployment rate to a near-three-year high. 'The short-term outlook for the labour market is obviously not bright ... the jobless rate is expected to continue rising,' Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said. A flood of fresh university graduates will join the labour market this summer. The unemployment rate rose 0.4 percentage ...




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