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  • April 28, 2017

    Scottish company gives staff time off to care for new pets

    Staff benefits around the world are being examined in the press after a Scottish brewing company, Brewdog, brought in an unusual staff benefit labeled “pawternity leave” earlier this year.
    Staff benefits around the world are being examined in the press after a Scottish brewing company, Brewdog, brought in an unusual staff benefit labeled “pawternity leave” earlier this year.
  • Slovakia opens labor market to foreign workers

    New rules introduced by Slovakia’s Parliament this month will make it easier for employers to recruit non-EU foreigners.
    New rules introduced by Slovakia’s Parliament this month will make it easier for employers to recruit non-EU foreigners.
  • April 25, 2017

    IZA World of Labor launches new series of national labor market overviews

    Today, IZA World of Labor is publishing the first of what we expect will be a series of 27 articles, each focussing on a different country and entitled “The labor market in…”
    Today, IZA World of Labor is publishing the first of what we expect will be a series of 27 articles, each focussing on a different country and entitled “The labor market in…”
  • April 24, 2017

    Australia announces new citizenship rules

    Migrants applying to become citizens of Australia will be required to pass a new English-language test, under changes announced by the government last week.
    Migrants applying to become citizens of Australia will be required to pass a new English-language test, under changes announced by the government last week.
  • April 21, 2017

    UK government rejects calls to ban discriminatory workplace dress codes

    The UK government has decided against introducing a new law to prevent employers from forcing women to wear high heels at work.
    The UK government has decided against introducing a new law to prevent employers from forcing women to wear high heels at work.
  • April 19, 2017

    UK to hold snap election

    British MPs have voted to support government plans to call an early general election on June 8.
    British MPs have voted to support government plans to call an early general election on June 8.
  • April 12, 2017

    The German Green Party outlines its immigration policy

    Ahead of the general election in September, Germany’s opposition Green Party has called for a revamp of the country’s complicated immigration rules.
    Ahead of the general election in September, Germany’s opposition Green Party has called for a revamp of the country’s complicated immigration rules.
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