Germany is introducing more flexible labor regulations - or at least it's giving them a try. The government wants to see whether easing working conditions helps companies and their employees. But the pilot project is already controversial.
The German government has lowered its forecasts for growth this year and next due to an increasingly tight labor market and risks associated with Britain's exit from the European Union and global trade disputes.
If you need a skilled tradesperson in Germany you may have to wait a long time, because while the sector is growing there is a shortage of workers. Refugees may be one solution to the problem.
Germany is an attractive business location that offers foreign professionals good jobs, according to a study on expat life. The huge drawback: People often don't feel at home here. It compares poorly on many counts.
Another day, another chapter in Germany's never-ending Dieselgate story. This time it's the French-owned Opel feeling the heat, as German prosecutors raid their offices in the country as part of an ongoing investigation.
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