20 million Japanese work without a regular contract - that's nearly 40 percent of the country's workforce. Many younger workers risk their health - and even their lives - at part-time jobs in Japan's cut-throat service industry.
Greece's once record jobless rate of 27 percent may have dropped seven points since the start of the financial crisis, but nearly six in 10 people are stuck in a market dominated by part-time, on-and-off jobs.
In a new move designed to improve the work and life balance for Japan's employees, the government has announced it will impose an annual cap on overtime hours. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Western clothing brands benefit from low manufacturing costs in Eastern Europe, where laws are ignored and workers exploited. Local governments even support such industry practices.
Serbia is attracting investors with generous subsidies. Critics say this is ruining competition. The president's priority, though, is to present himself as a creator of jobs.
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