Finland is the first country in Europe to test an unconditional basic income for the unemployed. It hopes this will actually encourage people to get a job.
A recent report by the German Federal Statistical Office shows that in terms of education, employment and income levels, those with a migration background are much worse off than those without.
A recovery in the labor market has reduced poverty and improved social justice across the EU, according to the Bertelsmann Foundation. But the gap between northern and southern countries remains wide.
The United States' unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in almost 17 years, the Labor Department has reported. Employers added positions as businesses reopened after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
The number of jobless people in Europe's powerhouse has reached a new low, fresh data has shown. Germany's labor market experienced its traditional autumn increase in employment in both adjusted and unadjusted terms.
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