Jens Philippi runs a small plant nursery in Saarbrücken, and has made it policy to hire staff members with disabilities. In recognition of his work, he’s now won an award from the state of Saarland.
Millions of people worldwide die each year as a result of work-related accidents and illnesses. But experts at a congress in Frankfurt think that number can be reduced to zero.
Turkey is known as Europe's largest textile manufacturer. Many top global brands source garments from this country. Trade union leaders, however, criticize the poor working conditions in the industry.
Measles - a highly contagious disease - can cause permanent disability and death. But despite there being a vaccine, Germany, and other European countries, will fail to eradicate measles by 2015.
If you're always available for calls, always on the go, multi-tasking, answering emails…always checking…you're heading for mental stress. Shift work, and the daily pressure to perform won't help either.
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