Employment

The FINANCIAL -- Labor costs in Germany rose sharply in the first quarter of the year in an accelerating trend that is starting to hurt companies' profit margins and may eventually trim their competitive edge in global markets, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted2 unemployment rate3 was 11.1% in April 2015, down from 11.2% in March 20154, and down from 11.7% in April 2014. The EU281 unemployment rate ...

The FINANCIAL -- A dramatic gulf in economic activity separated countries with the highest and lowest percentages of their populations working full time for an employer in 2014. The 10 countries with ...

The FINANCIAL -- The unemployment rate in Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries stood at 6.9% in April, unchanged on the month earlier, according to the Paris-based ...

The FINANCIAL -- U.S. employers ramped up hiring last month and wage gains accelerated, suggesting the labor market is picking up momentum after slowing in the early months of 2015, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- Canada labor productivity declined in the first quarter -- the first quarter-over-quarter drop in a year -- as economic output and hours worked fell, Statistics Canada said on June ...

The FINANCIAL -- The number of Americans seeking first-time unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign companies are laying off fewer workers and the economy continues to steadily add jobs, ...