More than 900 jobs at risk, says South African state airline
12 November 2019 | 3:42 pm
South African Airways said in a statement it could cut more than 900 jobs as it undergoes restructuring in the face of severe financial losses.
5 Jul 2020
The International Labour Organization has said the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on jobs has been much worse than previously expected. Its latest report showed the number of hours worked globally between April and June was 14% lower than in 2019, which the ILO said is the equivalent of the loss of 400 million jobs. The employment situation is unlikely to recover until 2021, according to the UN agency, and then only if the virus is under control.
12 Jul 2020
The car industry is in apparent decline in Germany. Some estimates predict that half its 800,000 jobs will be gone by 2030. The industry disagrees with that estimate, but the road ahead looks bumpy.
14 Jul 2020
El-Rufai: How governors implemented Buhari's plan, provide jobs
20 Aug 2020
Germany's automotive and industrial sectors were already undergoing huge structural changes before the pandemic struck. The IG Metall union thinks a shorter working week could now help prevent mass layoffs.
774,000 jobs: Reps reject 30 slots per lawmaker, minority caucus accuse APC of hijacking initiative and more
18 Aug 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
30 Sep 2020
Disney theme Park on Tuesday decided to lay-off 28,000 people in the United States as the coronavirus pandemic hits its parks and resorts business. Around 67 percent employees who are losing their jobs are part-timers, Disney says.
Buhari presents N13trillion 2021 Budget to National Assembly, UK's National Trust cuts 1,300 jobs and more
8 Oct 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
21 Oct 2020
The 'World's Women 2020 report' has found a severe lack of progress in women's rights and job market participation. The dire situation has only been made worse by the pandemic and ensuing lockdowns, the UN has reported.
Africa to lose 30 million jobs by end of 2020 - AfDB president, Low voter turn out in Lagos Bye-Elections and more
5 Dec 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Sunday.
7 Dec 2020
US President-elect Joe Biden has called for swift approval of a coronavirus aid bill after a new jobs report highlighted a slowing labor market. The Democrat said "the future will be very bleak" if lawmakers fail to act.
10 Dec 2020
JAMB conducts exam for 191,000 applicants for NIS, NSCDC jobs
10 Feb 2021
The brewer Heineken is cutting 8,000 jobs around the world, around 10 percent of its current workforce. The Dutch company reported losses of €204 million for 2020, as Covid-19 restrictions shut down much of the hospitality sector over the past year. Also today, we look at President Joe Biden's efforts to win support from business leaders for his $1.9 trillion economic rescue plan. He hosted several top CEOs for a meeting in the White House on Tuesday, along with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
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Maastricht University has doubled its money thanks to a ransomware attack three years ago. The university plans to help struggling students with its new funds.
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Airlines hoping to cash in on renewed demand are facing labor agitation after firing swathes of workers during the pandemic.
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We report on a growing and dangerous divide between feminism and transgender rights. Annette Young talks to Dr Finn Mackay, the British sociologist and campaigner who believes that it is possible to back both women's and trans rights. Also #MeToo in the world of athletics where we meet one former French athlete who's shining a spotlight on cases of sexual abuse and violence.
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The two pathogens that cause monkeypox and COVID-19 have a few things in common, but there are also many differences – especially when it comes to ease of transmission.
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At least five people were killed when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook southern Iran. The quake's epicenter was in a comparatively sparsely populated area.
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A young Cameroonian activist is the force behind a quest to restitute a sacred statue stolen by a German colonialist 120 years ago. Njobati Sylvie believes restitution is integral in confronting the Cameroon's past.