Good news from Germany's labor market - last month's unemployment numbers were the best of any July since reunification in 1990. And some companies are even struggling to find skilled workers to fill vacancies.
Europe's largest economy keeps powering ahead amid higher growth on the continent and elsewhere, creating more and more jobs and driving the unemployment rate down to its lowest level since German unification in 1990.
German refugee helpers who guaranteed the living costs of Syrian refugees are being forced to pay back costs by job centers. Refugee organizations say people are being punished for showing humanity.
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 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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