Our studio guest is Martin Krzywdzinski, a labor market researcher at the Social Science Research Center in Berlin. He speaks to us about why Germans tend to value job security, and the benefits of staying with an employer.
Senators in the US avoided a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security at midnight by extending funding for a week. The department manages borders, coastlines and oversees anti-terror initiatives.
The Munich Security Conference won't solve the world's many pressing issues. But it can provide crucial input for the political leaders whose job it is to understand the way the world today works.
Travelers in Germany are again facing inconvenience due to a work stoppage. The services sector trade union Ver.di has called security personnel off the job in a one-day walkout at three airports in the country.
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