Russia’s jobless rate fell to a record in May as businesses raised salaries faster than economists predicted, helping stem a three-month slowdown in real-wage growth.
Cattle slaughter in Canada is poised to fall to the lowest in almost two decades as worker shortages constrain production for major meatpackers including Cargill Inc. and JBS SA, according to an industry group.
Yukari Sato, one of Japan’s few female lawmakers, says changes in working conditions for women must accompany economic stimulus programs for the country to break out of a 15-year deflationary spiral.
At a construction site in the Japanese city of Kawagoe, worker Fan Xiuyu says he’s too busy to miss the wife and six-year-old child he left behind in China.
How high is demand for welders to work in the shale boom on the U.S. Gulf Coast?
To hire 10 to 15 project coordinators this year, Sabre Commercial Inc. has boosted pay 10 percent and added a 401(k) retirement plan.
Macau’s $34 billion gambling industry has an obstacle. With 28 million visitors and 21 percent economic growth last year, Macau is confronting a severe labor shortage.
Morgan Stanley’s Feldman Sees Labor Shortage in Japan (Audio)