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France puts jobs at heart of economy rescue plan

France puts jobs at heart of economy rescue plan

The French government said on Thursday employment was paramount as it unleashed a mammoth spending plan for the virus-hit economy that has been hemorrhaging jobs.

4,800 jobs listed on Kawader

4,800 jobs listed on Kawader

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs has listed 4,800 government and private sector jobs on the National Employment Platform ...

Nearly a quarter of Nepal's workers lose jobs due to coronavirus: cbank

Nearly a quarter of Nepal's workers lose jobs due to coronavirus: cbank

Nepali businesses have laid off 22.5% of their workers as measures to contain the novel coronavirus hit tourism and other activities, a senior central bank official said on Thursday ...

More than 600,000 lose work in UK as COVID hits jobs market

More than 600,000 lose work in UK as COVID hits jobs market

The number of people on British company payrolls fell by more than 600,000 in April and May as the coronavirus lockdown hit the labour market, and vacancies plunged by the most on record ...

Britain's Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs amid air travel slump

Britain's Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs amid air travel slump

Britain's Rolls-Royce said on Wednesday it would cut at least 9,000 jobs from its global staff of 52,000 and could shut factories to adapt to the much smaller aviation market ...

Africa faces 'hunger pandemic' as coronavirus destroys jobs and fuels poverty

Africa faces 'hunger pandemic' as coronavirus destroys jobs and fuels poverty

Since South Africa went into lockdown four weeks ago to slow the spread of the coronavirus, hairdresser Nasreen Pillay has had no income.

US employment plunges 701,000 in March amid coronavirus: govt

US employment plunges 701,000 in March amid coronavirus: govt

The US economy shed 701,000 jobs in March amid the damage inflicted by the coronavirus shutdowns, while the unemployment rate surged to 4.4 percent, the Labor Department reported Friday.

HSBC to cut 35,000 jobs in next three years in restructuring

HSBC to cut 35,000 jobs in next three years in restructuring

Banking giant HSBC plans to cut some 35,000 jobs worldwide during the next three years as it restructures and increases it focus on Asia.

Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs as crisis deepens after profit wipe out

Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs as crisis deepens after profit wipe out

Nissan Motor Co unveiled its biggest restructuring plan in a decade, axing nearly a tenth of its workforce and flagging possible plant closures to rein in costs that ballooned when Carlos Ghosn was CEO.

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened.

British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake

British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake

British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, two sources close to the situation said.

Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

Amazon.com Inc is rolling out machines to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders.