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  • June 29, 2016

    Surge in unemployment brings about increased inequality in Brazil

    The income gap in Brazil has risen vastly during the first three months of 2016, largely due to rising unemployment.

    The income gap in Brazil has risen vastly during the first three months of 2016, largely due to rising unemployment.

  • June 27, 2016

    Brexit: Survey shows UK firms planning to freeze hiring

    UK employers are planning to freeze recruitment and cut investment in the wake of the EU referendum, according to a survey from the Institute of Directors.

    UK employers are planning to freeze recruitment and cut investment in the wake of the EU referendum, according to a survey from the Institute of Directors.

  • June 23, 2016

    As the UK votes on EU, how would Brexit affect the labor market?

    In the week of the UK's EU referendum, IZA World of Labor hosts a debate on the labor market implications of Brexit.
    In the week of the UK's EU referendum, IZA World of Labor hosts a debate on the labor market implications of Brexit.
  • June 22, 2016

    Canada invests in jobs in effort to curb gun crime

    The Canadian government is providing $600,000 of funding for jobs in Toronto, in an attempt to tackle a rise in gun violence in the city.

    The Canadian government is providing $600,000 of funding for jobs in Toronto, in an attempt to tackle a rise in gun violence in the city.

  • June 20, 2016

    In the US, a negative correlation between happiness and parenthood

    The happiness of those who have children is significantly less than that of those who do not, with policies on holiday and sick leave some of the main factors behind it, according to new research.

    The happiness of those who have children is significantly less than that of those who do not, with policies on holiday and sick leave some of the main factors behind it, according to new research.

  • June 17, 2016

    Many men in the US are still afraid to take parental leave

    Men still think their careers will suffer if they take parental leave, according to a new survey carried out on behalf of Deloitte.

    Men still think their careers will suffer if they take parental leave, according to a new survey carried out on behalf of Deloitte.

  • June 15, 2016

    British women’s job satisfaction drops to same level as men, study finds

    The job satisfaction of women in the UK has fallen significantly in the last 25 years and is now no higher than that of men, according to a study from Lancaster Management School.

    The job satisfaction of women in the UK has fallen significantly in the last 25 years and is now no higher than that of men, according to a study from Lancaster Management School.

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