Strikers at Amazon in Germany are demanding higher wages and better working conditions. The company says the labor unrest is limited and will not disrupt the delivery of Christmas presents.
Different bosses, different rights: whether Germans are allowed to strike for better working conditions depends on if they work for a private employer, the church or the state. And that's just one of the rules.
Four months after French President Emmanuel Macron was elected, workers have held a day of protests against changes to strict labor laws. The hard-left CGT union has called for workers to stage walkouts.
Germany's leading economic institutes have predicted record budget surpluses over the next two years as Europe's biggest economy will continue powering ahead amid higher-than-expected growth rates.
Emmanuel Macron's plans to make France's labor market more competitive have been decried by critics as the "mother of all reforms." DW looks at how the president plans to overhaul the country's stringent labor laws.
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