German Jobs

Join Lesley Curwen on Business Daily, Germany's clever wheeze to keep jobs on ice, even when the work goes away.
Kurz-Arbeit, or Short-Time Working - it's a way to avoid actually cutting jobs, and versions of this scheme have been around in Germany since 1910 and companies and their workers may thank their lucky stars for it.
But is it hiding the real horror of the German jobless picture?

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Tue 30 Jun 2009 07:32 GMT

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