Jobs provide most people with their main source of income, should they not be in a lucky position to earn more in terms of capital revenues. But being employed is also about social inclusion.
Germany has been quite successful in riding out the eurozone's economic weakness after the global financial crisis. It boasts a very robust labor market, with unemployment at record-low levels. Others have had to struggle more. This page collates recent DW content on the topic.
Women are still underrepresented at the top in global employment, a situation that has changed very little in the last 30 years. That's according to a new report published by the UN's International Labour Organization. The report says while a future in which women no longer lag men is within reach, it will take a quantum leap to get there.