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Afghans Syrians Help German Companies To Fill Training Vacancies

BERLIN – German companies last year managed to attract more apprentices to their dual-track vocational training schemes due to a surge in applications from asylum...

New Zealand Teachers Strike Challenges Labour Government Wages Policy

WELLINGTON – New Zealand school teachers went on strike on Wednesday for the first time in more than 20 years, challenging the Labour government’s plans to...

Chinas Student Activists Cast Rare Light On Brewing Labor Unrest

SHENZHEN, China – When Shen Mengyu graduated with a master’s degree from a top Chinese university in 2015, she could have landed a comfortable job in...

New Zealand Teachers Strike For First Time In 20 Years Challenge Governments Fiscal Plan

WELLINGTON – New Zealand school teachers went on strike on Wednesday for the first time in more than 20 years, challenging the Labour government’s plans to...

Palestinians Wary As Un May Not Open Schools In Time

GAZA/RAMALLAH, West Bank – The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees may not be able to open schools for half a million children because it has...

Us Teachers Union Urges Pensions To Cut Investment In Private Prisons

BOSTON – A labor union representing American teachers on Friday urged pension funds to cut their exposure to investment firms that have funneled millions of...

Attention Retirement Savers College 529 Plans Arent Just For Kids

CHICAGO – As a financial planner, Ray Loewe watched clients who had retired struggle with too much leisure time. “Playing golf six days a week gets boring,”...

Canada Pm Says Will Press Saudi Arabia On Rights Offers Olive Branch

MONTREAL/RIYADH – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said he would keep pressing Saudi Arabia on civil liberties amid a major diplomatic dispute...

Graft Charges Dismissed Against Former Union Leader In Mexico

MEXICO CITY – Wide-ranging corruption charges pursued by Mexico’s outgoing government against Elba Esther Gordillo, the politically connected ex-leader of...

Private Schools Should Give Places To Thousands Of Children In Care To Fend Off Attack From Jeremy Corbyn, Warns Tory Education Minister

PRIVATE schools should give boarding places to thousands of children in care, a Tory minister says. Education Minister Nadhim Zahawi said it was a way to prevent Jeremy...