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Switzerland — Future of employment panel at Davos showcases Manpower research

27 January 2010

  Manpower Inc. Chairman and CEO Jeff Joerres will today advise business and government leaders on how companies can address a global talent mismatch and do more with less as part of a global skills creation panel at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. "In this economic climate, i...


UK — Construction industry to emerge from recession in 2011

27 January 2010

Government and public sector funders are being urged to provide a sustained approach to public sector construction investment, as new figures from the Construction Skills Network (CSN) forecast a slow return to growth for the construction sector for the 2010 to 2014 period. The CSN shows the pr...


France — Court of Appeal confirms 94 million Euro fine for recruitment agencies

27 January 2010

The Court of Appeal has yesterday confirmed the February 2009 decision by the French Competition Council (Conseil de la Concurrence) to fine four temporary staffing agencies for anti-competition practices between March 2003 and November 2004. The Competition Council had fined Adecco France 32.5...


UK — Construction industry to emerge from recession in 2011

27 January 2010

Government and public sector funders are being urged to provide a sustained approach to public sector construction investment, as new figures from the Construction Skills Network (CSN) forecast a slow return to growth for the construction sector for the 2010 to 2014 period. The CSN shows the p...


France — One million unemployed to lose their rights to unemployment benefit

27 January 2010

Secretary of State for Labour, Laurent Wauquiez has confirmed that between 900,000 and 1 million unemployed will reach the end of their unemployment benefit entitlements in 2010, France Soir reports. Wauquiez said "every year an average of 700,000 to 750,000 reach the end of their unemployment b...


Switzerland — Future of employment panel at Davos showcases Manpower research

27 January 2010

Manpower Inc. Chairman and CEO Jeff Joerres will today advise business and government leaders on how companies can address a global talent mismatch and do more with less as part of a global skills creation panel at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. "In this economic climate, it's...


Germany — 5% wage increase for temporary employees

27 January 2010

  The Association of Temporary Employers (BZA) and the German Confederation of Trade Unions (DGB) have agreed to raise wages for temporary employees by 5%. On 1 May 2010 wages will rise by 2.5%. A further rise of 2.5% will start on 1 May 2011. On top of these rises, a one-off payment of 80 Euro...


France — Court of Appeal confirms 94 million Euro fine for recruitment agencies

27 January 2010

  The Court of Appeal has yesterday confirmed the February 2009 decision by the French Competition Council (Conseil de la Concurrence) to fine four temporary staffing agencies for anti-competition practices between March 2003 and November 2004. The Competition Council had fined Adecco France 32...


France — One million unemployed to lose their rights to unemployment benefit

27 January 2010

  Secretary of State for Labour, Laurent Wauquiez has confirmed that between 900,000 and 1 million unemployed will reach the end of their unemployment benefit entitlements in 2010, France Soir reports. Wauquiez said "every year an average of 700,000 to 750,000 reach the end of their unemploymen...


France — Job fair event for over 45 year olds

26 January 2010

The 8th Job Fair in Courbevoie (Greater Paris) will include a so-called 'Senior Employment Cafe' event aimed at finding jobs for the over 45 year olds. The event will be held on 28 January 2010 under the theme of 'is there professional life after 45 years of age?' The event will be attended by...