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Nigeria: 43 deaths in the attack on a market in the northwestern
© Staff Map of Nigeria Locating the state of Sokoto and the village of Goronyo A market in northwestern Nigeria has yet been the Target of a bloody attack, the third in less than a month, where 43 people were killed on Sunday night by armed men belonging to a criminal group. "43 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the attack by Goronyo village bandits in the state of Sokoto," said Sokoto's government spokesman, Muhammad Bello, in a statement released Monday night .
The economy is strong, especially in the services autumn revival in the labor market continues, the number of registered employees is higher than ever.
Despite such positive signals is not fully satisfied the chairman of the Federal Employment Agency. "Not all people equally benefit", Detlef Scheele complained on Thursday in Nuremberg.
Scheele says people without completed vocational training, the activities are particularly difficult to return to the corona crisis in a job. And he means school-leavers who are still waiting for an education. The facilitator of training the vintage 2021 ended badly: less pandemic-related training exchanges, difficult access for career counselors to schools, fewer placements.
Accused of discrimination against American employees, Facebook pays $ 14 million
© Olivier Douliery / AFP Facebook logo on a smartphone, in April 2021. Stock Photo. Facebook has agreed to pay $ 14 million to end US authority lawsuits, which accused the digital giant to promote, for some positions, the recruitment of foreign employees to the detriment of US residents. Facebook accepted Tuesday, October 19 to pay up to $ 14.25 million to solve US authorities' prosecutions accusing the group of having reserved some posts well paid to foreign employees at the expense of America
"The results remain despite a brightening still well below those before the pandemic and we continue to face major challenges," said Scheele. In the past twelve months, the job centers and employment agencies were reported 511,300 apprenticeships, 19,000 less than the same period last year.
contrast, have taken the information under 433,500 applicants deliberations of the Job Center and agencies claim - 39,400 fewer than in the same period last year. 5.7 percent of applicants were still unplaced on 30 September - a slightly cheaper rate than last year. "But that can not hide the fact that we can as a result not be satisfied with this training year," said Scheele.
"The decline is not due to demographics, the number of students not sink, they are stable," said Scheele. The young people sought alternatives to dual training - such as in a longer attend school, studying or in unskilled employment. Including technical school training, such as for teachers and geriatric nurses, were in competition with the traditional apprenticeship.
Command back: Füllkrug returns to the team training
Werder Bremen's striker Niclas Füllkrug had received a donation after a confrontation with Clemens Fritz and was not allowed to participate in team training. From today's Thursday, the 27-year-old is allowed to frolic again on the training place. © Imago Images / Nordphoto can recommend in training for the squad in Sandhausen: Niclas Füllkrug. Bremen's attacker shows up in terms of as the club announced on its website, the release of Füllkrug is ended.
The total number of unemployed in Germany thanks to a persistent autumn revival in October is strong dropped to 2,377,000. That's 88,000 fewer than in September and 383,000 less than in October last year, as announced, the Federal Employment Agency. In the years 2018 and 2019 - before the pandemic - unemployment had declined by only approximately 50 000 in October. The unemployment rate fell by 0.2 points to 5.2 percent in October. The federal agency has taken into account for their statistical data material received by 12 October.
The number of registered employees in Germany rose in October to a record. With 33.97 million the number is as high as any time since reunification. The number of reported vacancies was higher than before the pandemic, said Scheele. This clearly shows how high demand for labor, especially skilled workers.
"The shortage of skilled labor continues to be the obstacle to growth in Germany," he said. It'll be one of the challenges for the new government to raise the domestic potential and to allow immigration from abroad so that the problem of recognition could be solved as acquired abroad craft training.
Migration: Even Afghans should now receive language courses
Afghan refugees are barely deported. Nevertheless, they are mostly excluded from German courses. Labor Minister Hubertus Heil wants to change that. © Bernd von Jutrczenka / DPA Hubertus Heil (SPD), Federal Minister of Labor and Social Affairs. also Afghans should now receive language courses whole 700 lessons lasts the integration course, which Germany offers refugees. For 100 hours they should buff place history, law and German culture, learn 600 hours of German.
"One thing is clear: The economic upswing can only with the right professionals succeed," said President and employers Rainer Dulger. "We hold employers with all the strength of training laid." In the second corona year stood significantly more training places than applicants available. "We must do our utmost to advance the matching of supply and demand. A hands-on career guidance is a must for it, "said Dulger.
Labor Minister Hubertus Heil particularly recalled the problem of long-term unemployed, whose number has increased significantly in the pandemic and is still beyond the limit of one million. The proportion of long-term unemployed - that is, the people who are more than twelve months without a job - had increased during the pandemic in March 2020 from 30.3 to 42.4 percent, says the employment report of the federal agency.
Between 1 and 24 October companies had signed up for 93,000 people working hours. How much will actually use it, but decided until later. The latest data for the actual use date back to August. This month, the federal agency paid partial unemployment benefits for 760,000 people. This is significantly less than were at the height of the corona pandemic, as nearly six million people in Germany on short time.
material shortages make further for weakness in German industry .
Wiesbaden / Berlin. Supply bottlenecks and shortages of materials continue to weigh on German industry. In September, it receives the next steamer. but experts hope for a speedy recovery. © Daniel Josling robots work on the body of different car models. The weakness of the German industry continued surprisingly in September. Total production fell compared with the previous month by 1.1 percent, the Federal Statistics Office announced on Friday.