German unemployment rate rises for first time since June

German unemployment rate rises for first time since June

German unemployment was stable in February with a small increase, official data showed Tuesday, amid the pain of prolonged shutdowns to slow the spread of Covid-19.

How the pandemic pushed Germany’s ‘mini-jobbers’ to the brink

How the pandemic pushed Germany’s ‘mini-jobbers’ to the brink

Pandemic predicted to cut a million medium-sized jobs in Germany

Pandemic predicted to cut a million medium-sized jobs in Germany

Jobs: Germany poised to extend Kurzarbeit scheme

Jobs: Germany poised to extend Kurzarbeit scheme

1 mln jobs saved by reducing working hours

1 mln jobs saved by reducing working hours

Politicians reject mooted unemployment insurance hike

Politicians reject mooted unemployment insurance hike

Unemployment insurance tipped to rise

Unemployment insurance tipped to rise

DAX companies cut 116,000 jobs in 2009

DAX companies cut 116,000 jobs in 2009

More than one in seven Germans on poverty line

More than one in seven Germans on poverty line

Shorter working hours keep lid on joblessness

Shorter working hours keep lid on joblessness

One in ten Germans on the dole

One in ten Germans on the dole

Benefits for reduced working hours extended

Benefits for reduced working hours extended

More economic pain, job losses to come: minister

More economic pain, job losses to come: minister

Kurzarbeit: German partial unemployment ‘to exceed 2009 financial crisis level’

Kurzarbeit: German partial unemployment ‘to exceed 2009 financial crisis level’

Jobs: German unemployment falls in October

Jobs: German unemployment falls in October

German jobless count ‘stable’ after recession warning

German jobless count ‘stable’ after recession warning

German unemployment stable despite recession warning

German unemployment stable despite recession warning

Germany’s unemployment rate at lowest level in nearly 30 years

Germany’s unemployment rate at lowest level in nearly 30 years

German unemployment at lowest level since reunification

German unemployment at lowest level since reunification

German unemployment hits fresh record low

German unemployment hits fresh record low

How the Greens co-leader wants to ditch Germany’s controversial benefits system Hartz IV

How the Greens co-leader wants to ditch Germany’s controversial benefits system Hartz IV

‘I haven’t eaten all day’: Growing up poor is a dead-end street in wealthy Germany

‘I haven’t eaten all day’: Growing up poor is a dead-end street in wealthy Germany

Berlin mayor backs ‘basic income’ to tackle capital’s unemployment

Berlin mayor backs ‘basic income’ to tackle capital’s unemployment

Unemployment in Germany stays steady at historic low

Unemployment in Germany stays steady at historic low

German unemployment in January at lowest figure in over 25 years

German unemployment in January at lowest figure in over 25 years

Record low German unemployment rounds off strong 2017

Record low German unemployment rounds off strong 2017

Unemployment in Germany rock-steady at historic lows

Unemployment in Germany rock-steady at historic lows

High-stakes election for Germany’s long-term unemployed

High-stakes election for Germany’s long-term unemployed

More Germans fear climate change than terrorism, poll shows

More Germans fear climate change than terrorism, poll shows

German unemployment hits record low despite Brexit gloom

German unemployment hits record low despite Brexit gloom

Germany to see record ‘job boom’ in 2017: report

Germany to see record ‘job boom’ in 2017: report

‘Signs of improvement’: Here’s the current outlook on jobs in Germany

‘Signs of improvement’: Here’s the current outlook on jobs in Germany

Germans least concerned about unemployment globally

Germans least concerned about unemployment globally

Germany to impose strict welfare curbs for EU migrants

Germany to impose strict welfare curbs for EU migrants

Ever more German families burdened with serious debt

Ever more German families burdened with serious debt

Germany puts refugees to work … for one euro

Germany puts refugees to work … for one euro

Unemployment at historic low despite growth fears

Unemployment at historic low despite growth fears

Germany ‘to block EU citizens from welfare for 5 years’

Germany ‘to block EU citizens from welfare for 5 years’

1 in 3 jobseekers ‘can’t afford enough food’

1 in 3 jobseekers ‘can’t afford enough food’

No end in sight to record low unemployment

No end in sight to record low unemployment

Unemployment still at record low in September

Unemployment still at record low in September

Unemployment level stays at record low

Unemployment level stays at record low

Unemployment hovers at historic low

Unemployment hovers at historic low

German unemployment hits historic low

German unemployment hits historic low

South Germany has lowest EU unemployment

South Germany has lowest EU unemployment

Unemployment at new post-unification low

Unemployment at new post-unification low

Strong economy boosts pension payouts

Strong economy boosts pension payouts

German jobless rate lowest since unification

German jobless rate lowest since unification

‘Benefits rebel’ makes deal with city of Hamburg

‘Benefits rebel’ makes deal with city of Hamburg

Record numbers in work in October

Record numbers in work in October

Germany still paying for crisis fallout

Germany still paying for crisis fallout

Germany to pay €150m to unemployed to work

Germany to pay €150m to unemployed to work

Unemployment rate stagnates in September

Unemployment rate stagnates in September

Germany posts weaker job figures

Germany posts weaker job figures

Germans could pay for EU unemployed

Germans could pay for EU unemployed

Dying town centres seek the miracle cure

Dying town centres seek the miracle cure

Sharp rise in EU jobless in Germany

Sharp rise in EU jobless in Germany

Jobless stress levels ‘higher than CEOs’

Jobless stress levels ‘higher than CEOs’

Germany plans to ban EU benefit fraudsters

Germany plans to ban EU benefit fraudsters

Every third child in Berlin lives off benefits

Every third child in Berlin lives off benefits

Jobless benefits to get leaner and meaner

Jobless benefits to get leaner and meaner

Upper Bavaria boasts lowest EU unemployment

Upper Bavaria boasts lowest EU unemployment

Single parents suffer under tax rules

Single parents suffer under tax rules

Six top tips for job seekers in Germany

Six top tips for job seekers in Germany

Six top tips for interns in Germany

Six top tips for interns in Germany

Jobless EU citizens can claim benefits – court

Jobless EU citizens can claim benefits – court

Spaniards stranded in fake German job scandal

Spaniards stranded in fake German job scandal

Thousands from US and UK on German benefits

Thousands from US and UK on German benefits

Unemployment rate rises in surprise spike

Unemployment rate rises in surprise spike

Do benefits harm the unemployed?

Do benefits harm the unemployed?

Outdoor sex fine lower for jobless ‘unfair’

Outdoor sex fine lower for jobless ‘unfair’

Record number of Germans work two jobs

Record number of Germans work two jobs

Germany ‘Europe’s biggest worrier’

Germany ‘Europe’s biggest worrier’

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

Cold weather chills German job market

Cold weather chills German job market

Berlin and Paris confront Europe’s youth job crisis

Berlin and Paris confront Europe’s youth job crisis

German labour market feels winter chill

German labour market feels winter chill

Risk of poverty lower in Germany than in EU

Risk of poverty lower in Germany than in EU

Job centre official: unemployed aren’t lazy

Job centre official: unemployed aren’t lazy

Job centre goes to court over 15 cents

Job centre goes to court over 15 cents

Jobless sick ‘to face more official suspicion’

Jobless sick ‘to face more official suspicion’

German joblessness falls to five-month low

German joblessness falls to five-month low

Job vacancies reach record high

Job vacancies reach record high

Job market remains resilient despite crisis

Job market remains resilient despite crisis

Record number of Germans working

Record number of Germans working

Three million long-term unemployed in Germany

Three million long-term unemployed in Germany

Unemployment edges higher in November

Unemployment edges higher in November

Government ‘massaged’ poverty report

Government ‘massaged’ poverty report

Firms to be paid to take on long-term jobless

Firms to be paid to take on long-term jobless

Hard work is pointless, young poor reckon

Hard work is pointless, young poor reckon

German unemployment rises steadily

German unemployment rises steadily

Greeks and Spanish flee to Germany in job hunt

Greeks and Spanish flee to Germany in job hunt

Unemployment steady as Sundays are sacrificed

Unemployment steady as Sundays are sacrificed

German economy ‘scrapes past recession’

German economy ‘scrapes past recession’

More than one million jobs vacant in Germany

More than one million jobs vacant in Germany

Robust economy leaves long-term jobless behind

Robust economy leaves long-term jobless behind

Sarkozy wants France to be more like Germany

Sarkozy wants France to be more like Germany

German jobs, retail sales offer rare eurozone cheer

German jobs, retail sales offer rare eurozone cheer

Job market stays resilient despite crisis

Job market stays resilient despite crisis

Unemployment reaches 20-year low

Unemployment reaches 20-year low

Unemployment, retail sales hold steady as economy slows

Unemployment, retail sales hold steady as economy slows

Tight job market exposes looming worker deficit

Tight job market exposes looming worker deficit

Germany looks to Spain and Greece for workers

Germany looks to Spain and Greece for workers

Unemployment rate dips below seven percent

Unemployment rate dips below seven percent

More self-employed on Hartz IV welfare

More self-employed on Hartz IV welfare

Jobless figure sinks below three million

Jobless figure sinks below three million

Mothers and over-55s called back to work

Mothers and over-55s called back to work

Jobless rate hovers around 20-year low

Jobless rate hovers around 20-year low

Penalties handed out to jobless soar

Penalties handed out to jobless soar

More welfare cheats slapped with fines

More welfare cheats slapped with fines

Unemployment hits post reunification low

Unemployment hits post reunification low

Joblessness edges lower

Joblessness edges lower

Bundesrat passes Hartz IV welfare reforms

Bundesrat passes Hartz IV welfare reforms

Adjusted unemployment figures dip to record low for January

Adjusted unemployment figures dip to record low for January

Middle class shrinking

Middle class shrinking

Breakthrough forged in Hartz IV welfare talks

Breakthrough forged in Hartz IV welfare talks

Germany hikes 2011 growth forecast

Germany hikes 2011 growth forecast

Unemployment falls to 7.7 percent in 2010

Unemployment falls to 7.7 percent in 2010

Jobless benefit bill to be slashed in 2011

Jobless benefit bill to be slashed in 2011

Bundesrat blocks welfare changes

Bundesrat blocks welfare changes

Revved up German jobs motor only idling in some areas

Revved up German jobs motor only idling in some areas

Bundesbank sees record growth in 2010

Bundesbank sees record growth in 2010

Unemployment nudges lower

Unemployment nudges lower

Booming economy cools slightly in third quarter

Booming economy cools slightly in third quarter

‘Wise ones’ see economy powering forward

‘Wise ones’ see economy powering forward

Germany hikes growth forecasts sharply

Germany hikes growth forecasts sharply

Jobless rate already seen below key three-million mark

Jobless rate already seen below key three-million mark

Jobless rate plunges towards 3m mark

Jobless rate plunges towards 3m mark

Government admits to Hartz IV reform error

Government admits to Hartz IV reform error

SPD accuses coalition of fiddling with Hartz IV reform numbers

SPD accuses coalition of fiddling with Hartz IV reform numbers

Poor caught in welfare trap, OECD warns

Poor caught in welfare trap, OECD warns

Von der Leyern defends welfare changes

Von der Leyern defends welfare changes

Von der Leyen under fire for Hartz IV changes

Von der Leyen under fire for Hartz IV changes

Labour Ministry wants to ditch ‘Hartz IV’ for easier welfare benefits name

Labour Ministry wants to ditch ‘Hartz IV’ for easier welfare benefits name

Germany’s hearts fear: Is the welfare system too harsh?

Germany’s hearts fear: Is the welfare system too harsh?

Government under fire for €5 Hartz IV increase

Government under fire for €5 Hartz IV increase

Unemployment dips lower in August

Unemployment dips lower in August

Government planning extensive Hartz IV reforms

Government planning extensive Hartz IV reforms

‘Job miracle’ stalls as unemployment rises in Germany

‘Job miracle’ stalls as unemployment rises in Germany

Unemployed could be forced into tiny apartments

Unemployed could be forced into tiny apartments

Unemployment falls below key 3-million mark

Unemployment falls below key 3-million mark

Jobless rate drops amid growing confidence

Jobless rate drops amid growing confidence

Politicians at odds over unemployment reforms

Politicians at odds over unemployment reforms

Germans worry the most about unemployment, study shows

Germans worry the most about unemployment, study shows

Unemployment drops as retail sales rebound

Unemployment drops as retail sales rebound

Labour minister moots community service for long-term jobless

Labour minister moots community service for long-term jobless

Unemployment drops sharply in April

Unemployment drops sharply in April

Clouds part over Germany’s job market

Clouds part over Germany’s job market

Court rejects backdated Hartz IV welfare increase

Court rejects backdated Hartz IV welfare increase

Jobless rate drops unexpectedly in March

Jobless rate drops unexpectedly in March

Minister says Hartz IV unfairly penalises teen summer jobs

Minister says Hartz IV unfairly penalises teen summer jobs

Court rejects extra welfare to clothe growing children

Court rejects extra welfare to clothe growing children

FDP wants unemployed to shovel snow

FDP wants unemployed to shovel snow

Deadbeats should have dole benefits docked, Westerwelle says

Deadbeats should have dole benefits docked, Westerwelle says

Hartz IV ruling sparks jump in welfare applications

Hartz IV ruling sparks jump in welfare applications

Westerwelle removes gloves in welfare debate

Westerwelle removes gloves in welfare debate

Leading Germany’s kids down a dead-end street

Leading Germany’s kids down a dead-end street

Politicians defend Hartz IV following high court ruling

Politicians defend Hartz IV following high court ruling

Hartz IV welfare benefits considered too low

Hartz IV welfare benefits considered too low

Parents on dole must repay €20 windfall

Parents on dole must repay €20 windfall

Unemployment resists nasty 2009 recession

Unemployment resists nasty 2009 recession

Left party calls Hartz IV a ‘poverty machine’

Left party calls Hartz IV a ‘poverty machine’

Labour crunch likely to follow recession

Labour crunch likely to follow recession

Unemployment dips but economists warn of coming pain

Unemployment dips but economists warn of coming pain

Economic crisis boosts German unemployment

Economic crisis boosts German unemployment

Germany’s jobless queue set to hit 4.7 million in 2010

Germany’s jobless queue set to hit 4.7 million in 2010

Unemployment creeps higher in July

Unemployment creeps higher in July

Southern German industry hardest hit by global recession

Southern German industry hardest hit by global recession

Quarter of German companies planning redundancies

Quarter of German companies planning redundancies

Germans taking fewer sick days to keep jobs

Germans taking fewer sick days to keep jobs

Unemployment drops slightly

Unemployment drops slightly

Deutsche Bank economist sees unemployment hitting 5 million

Deutsche Bank economist sees unemployment hitting 5 million

Labour Agency reportedly orders ‘spying’ on welfare fraudsters

Labour Agency reportedly orders ‘spying’ on welfare fraudsters

Unemployment rate drops amid dire labour market predictions

Unemployment rate drops amid dire labour market predictions

11 million German jobs vulnerable to outsourcing

11 million German jobs vulnerable to outsourcing

Economic crisis leaves many animals homeless

Economic crisis leaves many animals homeless

Man’s welfare benefits reduced due to street magazine sales

Man’s welfare benefits reduced due to street magazine sales

VW worker collapses on hunger strike for more hours

VW worker collapses on hunger strike for more hours

German unemployment increased in March

German unemployment increased in March

Man loses unemployment benefits due to begging ‘income’

Man loses unemployment benefits due to begging ‘income’

Jobless numbers set to leap in summer

Jobless numbers set to leap in summer

Unemployment jumps as economy slides

Unemployment jumps as economy slides

Thousands set to lose their jobs this year

Thousands set to lose their jobs this year

Berlin expecting worst post-war recession

Berlin expecting worst post-war recession

Interview with economist Michael Burda: ‘Germany has to do its part’

Interview with economist Michael Burda: ‘Germany has to do its part’

Economic advisor sees 700,000 Germans losing jobs in 2009

Economic advisor sees 700,000 Germans losing jobs in 2009

Ifo’s Sinn sees two-year recession in Germany

Ifo’s Sinn sees two-year recession in Germany

German unemployment hits 16-year low

German unemployment hits 16-year low

German unemployment falls to 16-year low

German unemployment falls to 16-year low

Unemployment shrinks despite slowdown

Unemployment shrinks despite slowdown

Thousands of jobless to care for German dementia patients

Thousands of jobless to care for German dementia patients

Confusion over German jobless numbers

Confusion over German jobless numbers

German unemployment sinks to 16-year low

German unemployment sinks to 16-year low

Employers to sue Berlin over dole payments

Employers to sue Berlin over dole payments

Fewer German workers take sick leave

Fewer German workers take sick leave

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German joblessness seen dropping below 3 million

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German labour market adds more jobs

Ministry: joblessness nearly double official figures

Ministry: joblessness nearly double official figures

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Joblessness sinks in February

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Unemployed man starved himself to death

Kurzarbeit: Germany extends reduced hours work scheme

Kurzarbeit: Germany extends reduced hours work scheme