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Coronavirus: Relaxation of measures looking askance at Easter – Why King Carnival is ‘blocked’

The Infectious Diseases Committee took another small step back to normalcy, but its decisions made it clear that a key concern at the moment is an Easter reminiscent, as far as possible, of pre-pandemic times.

UN: Recovering Employment could take Years

The Covid-19 crisis continues to have a strong impact on employment around the world, the UN said, warning that it could take years for employment levels to reach pre-pandemic levels.

In a new study, the United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) revises its previous forecast that the global labor market will recover almost completely this year.

Polish Medical Workers Stage Largest Protest in Years as COVID 4th Wave Hits

Polish medical workers have been in conflict with the government for years, beginning in 2017 when a residents' hunger strike forced the government to make concessions. But the promises have not been kept, these frontline staff argue, pushing them back onto the streets. Photo: BIRN.

EP Set to Guarantee Labor Mobility within EU, Ensure Fair Working Conditions for All

Labour mobility within the EU should be made easier for workers as well as for employers, with clearer rules to ensure fair, equality-based working conditions. This is the aim of a report drafted by European People's Party MEP Radan Kanev and his team before the start of the corona-crisis, a report that has acquired particular importance in light of the restrictions connected with the pandemic.

Around 4% of recipients will have to repay Covid-related state aid

Ljubljana – During the Covid-19 epidemic, companies received various forms of state aid. Some were not so badly affected and will now have to repay the received subsidies. According to an estimate by the Slovenian Financial Administration (FURS), this amounts to just under EUR 90 million, just over 4% of the total amount paid out.