Age is no consideration! The shortage of skilled workers in Germany requires new workplace structures and concepts: flat hierarchies and more flexibility for both young and old.
After a series of landmark rulings in favor of couriers in the UK against gig economy companies, an Italian labor court will rule upon the relationship between food delivery company Foodora and its riders.
The protesters oppose sweeping changes to France's labor code, which make it easier to lay off workers. But Macron defends his reforms, saying they're needed to bring down France's stubbornly high unemployment rate.
Portugal's shoemakers have built a reputation for quality in an industry dominated by low-cost producers. As DW's Jochen Faget finds out, despite intense competition the production lines are still humming nicely.
France's latest plans to reform the labor market don't seem to trigger a huge backlash from the country's unions. Economists say that's because they don't go far enough.
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