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German industrial workers and employers set to resume talks on Monday

German industrial workers and employers set to resume talks on Monday

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Workers of planemaker Airbus stand in front of the main entrance during a 24-hour strike of German Metal Workers Union IG Metall [more…]

German car production stalled by 24-hour strikes

German car production stalled by 24-hour strikes

Published 02/02/2018

BMW workers during a 24-hour strike by German industrial trade union IG Metall in Berlin, Germany, February 2, 2018. Placard reads "6% more, we find [more…]

Germans seek labor deal by early next month as car workers strike

Germans seek labor deal by early next month as car workers strike

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Audi cars are parked in front of the company's headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Lukas BarthHAMBURG (Reuters) - Workers at carmakers [more…]

Walmart wage hike may show wage pressures building for lowest paid

Walmart wage hike may show wage pressures building for lowest paid

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Workers prepare their store for customers at a newly built Walmart Super Center prior to its opening in Compton, California, U.S., January 10, [more…]

Japan April real wages flat, bad sign for consumption

Japan April real wages flat, bad sign for consumption

Published 06/06/2017

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Japan's real wages were flat in April from the same period a year earlier, with rising prices offsetting gains in nominal pay and possibly hurting households' purchasing power.

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Toyota`s modest wage hike reflects troubling trend for Japanese growth

Toyota`s modest wage hike reflects troubling trend for Japanese growth

Published 15/03/2017

A logo of Toyota Motor Corp is seen at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo

Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on Wednesday said it had agreed to a more modest wage rise than last year, as uncertainties about the global business environment prompt the Japanese automaker to tighten its purse strings.

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Japan wages up modestly, summer bonuses slump- keep lid on consumption

Japan wages up modestly, summer bonuses slump- keep lid on consumption

Published 09/11/2015

TOKYOJapanese summer bonuses fell the most since the global financial crisis partly due to the effects of sampling, while monthly pay rose at a modest [more…]