Since the late 1970s, wealthy Northern European countries have been popular destinations for both humanitarian and labor migrants. The EU accession of formerly communist Eastern European countries in the early 2000s led to a substantial increase in labor migration toward Northern Europe. Overall, these migrants have found it reasonably easy to find work and are … Continue reading
While the gap between the wealthy and everyone else is widening in much of the industrialized world, a large chunk of Danes remain firmly middle class. Forty-two percent of the working population of 4.6 million have annual disposable incomes between 200,000 and 400,000 kroner $36,700-$73,300. Just 2.6 percent earn more than 500,000 kroner a year … Continue reading
Dutch food group Wessanen said on Thursday it would cut 300 jobs and reduce costs by 15 million euros ($19 million)from 2014 onwards as it restructures its European and frozen foods businesses. Source: via Dutch food group Wessanen cuts 300 jobs in Europe | Reuters.