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.
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.
Despite Germany's booming economy and social safety net, more youth in Germany are living under the poverty line, says a new study. But the trend does not hold for German-born children. DW's Kathleen Schuster reports.
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