Europe's Workforce

Tensions between the poor and the rich
In regards to economic power, cost of labour, purchasing power and social security, Europe continues to see a shocking disparity between countries. Also those fearful of globalization and a change of the work market in the continent's more affluent countries makes way for mass unsettlement which fuels Euro-critical populists. The European Union wants to strive for social justice, good employment and educational opportunities and to position itself as a benchmark for social standards. But will this be enough to unite the continent and take the wind out of the sails of the EU’s opponents? 
ARCHIVE - 07.08.2014, Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart: A construction worker works on a construction site on a cement tank. (to dpa: "Construction boom: Baden-Württemberg must trash waste in other countries" from 30.01.2018) Photo: Sebastian Kahnert / dpa +++ (c) dpa - Bildfunk +++
ARCHIVE - 07.08.2014, Baden-Württemberg […]

Eurozone unemployment falls further

Europe's economic recovery is rolling ahead, driving down unemployment to the lowest in nearly a decade.
Fisherman Barry Stockton hauls his catch onto the trawler 'Stephanie' docked in the fishing town of Brixham in Devon, on the southwest coast of England on March 26, 2018
Fisherman Barry Stockton hauls his catch […]

UK fishermen fear Brexit betrayal with one year to go

On the dockside in Brixham, a fishing port in southwest England, the fear is that Britain's departure from the EU may prove a false dawn for hopes of taking back control.
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