LabMin Alexandru: Funding source to increase children's allowance to be found at budgetary correction

The government will increase children's allowance if the law comes into force and the source of funding will be identified at the budget correction, which will take place within a month, the minister of Labour and Social Protection Violeta Alexandru on Thursday evening told the private television Digi24. "We wait for the piece of legislation to go to the President.

PM Orban phone conversation with Chancellor Merkel;talks also aimed at situation of Romanian seasonal workers in Germany

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban had a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday, with the discussions aimed, among others, at the situation of Romanian seasonal workers in Germany.

Polish Layoffs Soar Despite Government Support Package

This is the first of two stories on how the coronavirus crisis is affecting Poland's economy. See also: Live: Coronavirus Updates

As thousands like Stefaniak reel from the sudden loss of income, critics say the government needs to do more to help workers hit by a slump in economic activity caused by social-distancing policies imposed to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

North Macedonia Minister Faces Sack for “Name” Provocation

North Macedonia's Prime Minister, Oliver Spasovski, on Wednesday moved to axe Labour Minister Rashela Mizrahi from the caretaker government for her refusal to use the country's new official name in a press conference.

"The PM and the government have an obligation to secure protection of the constitution," the government said on Wednesday.