Low unemployment in the US conceals the financial problems of many Americans

May 26, 2018 10:29 pmComments Off on Low unemployment in the US conceals the financial problems of many Americans
Low unemployment in the US conceals the financial problems of many Americans

One-third of the working population in the US has faced financial uncertainty over the past year and has often encountered difficulties in meeting unexpected spending, although unemployment in the country is low – 3.9%. The monthly earnings of 30% of respondents in the study are not permanent, often because of their variable work schedules. That’s why every tenth American may not be able to pay some bills. More than 40% […]

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French employees united against government reforms

May 23, 2018 7:52 amComments Off on French employees united against government reforms
French employees united against government reforms

Teachers, government officials, garbage collectors, as well as representatives of many other professions were mobilized today across France at the invitation of the French trade unions. This uncommon union unity that has led to today’s mobilization is directed against government reforms and protection of the status of sectoral employees. Because of the protests, the work of schools was disturbed today. The airplanes could not take off, and there were concerns […]

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Canadian unemployment remained unchanged in April at 5.8%

May 14, 2018 1:04 pmComments Off on Canadian unemployment remained unchanged in April at 5.8%
Canadian unemployment remained unchanged in April at 5.8%

Canadian unemployment remained unchanged in April at 5.8% of the active population, according to data from the Statistical Institute. The Canadian economy lost 1,100 jobs in April, while nearly 12,000 people started work. This drop surprised economists, who predicted in their mid-term forecast the creation of 20,000 jobs in April. However, the economy has created over 28,000 full-time jobs in April, while 30,000 part-time jobs have been closed. For one […]

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Flexible working time is the way of working mothers to reduce the pay gap

May 13, 2018 9:46 pmComments Off on Flexible working time is the way of working mothers to reduce the pay gap
Flexible working time is the way of working mothers to reduce the pay gap

Flexible working time is the way of working mothers to reduce the pay gap with those colleagues who do not have children. When women with children have the opportunity to work from home or choose their working hours, the salaries are rising, shows the survey of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. The team’s research was published in Work and Occupations. The pay gap between the two categories of […]

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Another strike blocked France’s rail transport

May 9, 2018 8:25 amComments Off on Another strike blocked France’s rail transport
Another strike blocked France’s rail transport

Half of the high-speed trains and Parisian suburban railways will not be running, on the sixteenth day of the series of strikes at the French national railway company SNCF against government reform. The international trains will also be halved, but traffic is expected to be almost normal on Eurostar and Thalys. The two-day strike (today and tomorrow) is the eighth episode of strike mobilization launched at the beginning of April […]

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