An ageing population has the government worried about dwindling productivity and ballooning pension payments. It's urging businesses to hire more older people.
French people are likely to face a number of inconveniences in the coming weeks. Unions are attempting to mobilize resistance to the next round of President Emmanuel Macron's undoing of labor protections.
The case of a labor rights activist ordered to pay hefty damages by a Thai court after exposing abuses of migrant workers highlights Bankgok's failure to deal with the issue. DW spoke with those involved in the case.
The Japanese government has approved plans for raising the optional age for drawing public pensions to 71 or older. It is trying to grapple with labor shortages, ballooning welfare costs and an ageing population.
Lecturers at top British universities have called for strikes over the next month due to a pensions dispute. An estimated 1 million students will be impacted.
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