Getting paid under the table is more common than you might think. Undeclared work accounts for a significant portion of a country’s GDP.
UK unemployment has sunk to a 42-year low, but rising prices mean lower real incomes. The labor market is good at creating jobs, but not so much at raising pay. And just when you thought Brexit couldn't get any better.
The Philippine workers are desperate to leave the country, willing to pay a high price to wager a chance at a better life abroad. But it is not easy to achieve, and the stakes are high. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
Black market employers in Germany are facing hard times, a new study has found, because better-paid legal work has been shrinking the ranks of those forced into untaxed, cash-in-hand jobs.
Cash-strapped Greek firms have started paying employees in kind, mainly with supermarket coupons. Employees faced with the highest unemployment in the European Union are complaining but often have little recourse.
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