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  • New EU focus on refugee labor market integration

    Marking World Refugee Day yesterday, The EU Commission launched a skills match tool for refugees and third country nationals.

    Marking World Refugee Day yesterday, The EU Commission launched a skills match tool for refugees and third country nationals.

  • June 16, 2017

    UK businesses faced with staff shortages after Brexit vote

    A slowdown in the inflow of EU workers following the UK’s Brexit vote last June is already putting strain on UK employers, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) survey.
    A slowdown in the inflow of EU workers following the UK’s Brexit vote last June is already putting strain on UK employers, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) survey.
  • Brexit: Record number of Brits become German citizens

    A record number of Britons have become German citizens as a direct consequence of last year’s Brexit referendum, says Germany’s federal statistics office (Destatis).
    A record number of Britons have become German citizens as a direct consequence of last year’s Brexit referendum, says Germany’s federal statistics office (Destatis).
  • June 12, 2017

    Young unemployed in South Korea are skipping meals to save money

    A recent survey by two Korean job application sites, JobKorea and Albamon, has revealed that a large proportion of unemployed youths in South Korea regularly skip meals due to economic hardship.
    A recent survey by two Korean job application sites, JobKorea and Albamon, has revealed that a large proportion of unemployed youths in South Korea regularly skip meals due to economic hardship.
  • Record number of female MPs voted into UK Parliament

    The number of women in the UK House of Commons will reach a new high following the election of 207 female MPs on Thursday, up from the previous record of 197.
    The number of women in the UK House of Commons will reach a new high following the election of 207 female MPs on Thursday, up from the previous record of 197.
  • June 07, 2017

    Uber fires staff after sexual harassment investigation

    Taxi-app firm Uber has fired more than 20 people after an internal sexual harassment investigation. The firm has also hired a Harvard Business professor to help it mend its ways.
    Taxi-app firm Uber has fired more than 20 people after an internal sexual harassment investigation. The firm has also hired a Harvard Business professor to help it mend its ways.
  • June 02, 2017

    Trump withdraws from Paris accord saying it is a threat to the American economy

    On June 1, President Trump announced that the US will withdraw for the Paris climate accord, weakening efforts to combat global warming, and embracing a view that the agreement is a threat to the American economy.
    On June 1, President Trump announced that the US will withdraw for the Paris climate accord, weakening efforts to combat global warming, and embracing a view that the agreement is a threat to the American economy.
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