That's the question we asked our studio guest Holger Schäfer, labor market expert from the Cologne Institute for Economic Research.
Workers at Volkswagen in Germany have won a considerable pay hike. Wages at the world's largest carmaker are in line with the rest of Germany's metalworking sector, as the ECB sees an inflationary upside.
The number of hate groups in the US has risen during Trump's first year in office, according to a new report. Neo-Nazi groups in the US witnessed startling growth, increasing by 22 percent.
Germany has big plans for the European Union, the chancellor told parliament on the eve of a major EU meeting, but first Germany needs a new government. Still, the other parties' responses showed how divided Germany is.
Following weeks of bitter fighting, a wage agreement for the German metal and electrical industries has finally been struck. Employees were able to secure higher wages and more flexible working hours.
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