Labour / Personnel

More than 400,000 German jobs at risk in switch to electric cars: Handelsblatt

More than 400,000 German jobs at risk in switch to electric cars: Handelsblatt

Published 13/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The shift to electric vehicles could cost 410,000 jobs in Germany by 2030, daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday, citing government advisers. In [more…]

With nothing to lose, loners build future in China’s hollowed-out north

With nothing to lose, loners build future in China’s hollowed-out north

Published 13/01/2020

HEGANG, China (Reuters) - Li Hai is a nobody in China. But the 32-year-old ship mechanic became a minor internet sensation last month after posting [more…]

Bernie Sanders picks up backing of influential New Hampshire union

Bernie Sanders picks up backing of influential New Hampshire union

Published 13/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders gained the support on Sunday of a large and influential labor union in New Hampshire, an important early-voting [more…]

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Published 09/01/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A coalition of trade unions will mobilize thousands of people next week to block the Indonesian government’s plan to relax restrictive labor [more…]

Uber stops upfront ride pricing in response to California worker law

Uber stops upfront ride pricing in response to California worker law

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday informed its California customers that it would switch to providing estimates as opposed to fixed prices for its [more…]

Strike up the band: Paris orchestra wails at pension reform plans

Strike up the band: Paris orchestra wails at pension reform plans

Published 31/12/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The French capital’s Opera Bastille has been silent for nearly a month because its orchestra is on strike, but on Tuesday the [more…]

China’s Meituan vows improvements after delivery man kills supermarket worker

China’s Meituan vows improvements after delivery man kills supermarket worker

Published 23/12/2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Meituan Dianping said on Monday it will make improvements to its platform after one of its delivery men stabbed a supermarket [more…]

Ethiopia launches first satellite into space

Ethiopia launches first satellite into space

Published 20/12/2019

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia launched its first satellite into space on Friday, as more sub-Saharan African nations strive to develop space programs to advance [more…]

U.S. retirement legislation aims to improve workplace saving, income options

U.S. retirement legislation aims to improve workplace saving, income options

Published 19/12/2019

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - News flash: Members of Congress managed [more…]

Presidential Material: Life Lessons with Bellamy Young

Presidential Material: Life Lessons with Bellamy Young

Published 17/12/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States may not have had a woman president quite yet, but on TV it certainly has. One of those [more…]