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The world's largest nationwide attempt to reduce working hours has made international headlines – that’s how positive the results in Iceland were. The study showed: Reducing working hours while maintaining full pay makes workers happier,...
Slaughterhouse workers by Jai79 on pixabay
Germany's meat industry pursued a very successful wage dumping strategy. An almost "mafia-like" system of labour procurement was based on cheap labour from Eastern Europe. Contract workers, temporary workers, migrant workers were placed for profit...
Reykjavik in Island - Photo: Evelyn Paris, unsplash.com
Iceland has undertaken the largest trial of a 4-day-week, globally. It has been such an outstanding success that 86 percent of Iceland’s employees have either already adopted it, or at least have the possibility of...
Labor migration in Europe: terrible working conditions, poor wages
An income of 6 euros per hour, a work week of seven days with more than 60 hours per week - these are the miserable working conditions of seasonal workers in Europe. The Social Democratic...
three children from about two to six years old sitting on brownish stairs and laughing
21.6 million children in Europe are poor - now the European Commission decided on establishing a "child guarantee" against poverty Around 96 million children under the age of 18 live in the European Union, 22.5% of...
Glasgow city motto
The people of Glasgow are standing up to the Home Office. On May 13th, the morning of Eid, Glasgow’s community successfully blocked an attempt to detain and deport two Indian men. Thousands came out to...
Burgenland - Lake Neusiedl Photo Unsplash / Dimitry Anikin
Burgenland in Austria under Governor Hans Peter Doskozil (SPÖ - the Social Democratic Party of Austria) wants to become the first climate-neutral region in Europe by 2025. To this end, Austria's energy utility is investing...
Denmark has been led by Social Democrats since 2019. In 2020, the Danish government has been able to pay their citizens a corona aid of 1570$ each and priorized homless people during the vaccination process....
4 day work week company in spain
Software Delsol is the first company in Spain to introduce the 4-day work week for its 181 employees - without any loss of income. The company in Jaén, a city in southern Spain, is now...
Spain will become the first country in the world to launch a pilot 4-day workweek at nation-state level, The Guardian reports. The government of Socialist Pedro Sánchez has accepted a proposal from the leftist Más...