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Analysis: Italy promotes short-term work market, avoiding Spain’s example

Italy’s new prime minister Meloni wants fewer restrictions on employers Expand the use of “vouchers” for work Unions say workers face ‘instability trap’ Spain took the opposite route with good results ROME, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Marta Pizza, a 26-year-old swimming instructor, has worked at a sports center in Rome for the past two years, …

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US stocks fall on recession fears, Nasdaq closes at new bear market low

Tesla gains 3.3% in choppy trading Southwest Airlines falls 5.2% after government takeover Indexes down: Dow 1.1%, S&P 500 1.20%, Nasdaq 1.35% Dec 28 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes finished lower on Wednesday, with the Nasdaq hitting a 2022 closing low as investors grappled with mixed economic data, rising COVID cases in China and …

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The US labor market remains tight; the housing recession continues

Weekly jobless claims fell 15,000 to 190,000 Continuing claims rose by 17,000 to 1.647 million Newly built single-family homes grew by 11.3%; permits fall 6.5% WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to another month of solid job growth and continued labor …

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Exclusive: NHS draws up tougher oversight of care for trans youngsters

LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – England’s National Health Service has drawn up new treatment guidelines for transgender youth that require local authorities to be alerted in some cases where young people have been given puberty blockers and hormone therapies on the private market, according to a copy of the guidelines reviewed by Reuters. The guidelines …

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Gucci hits the runway as the fashion world awaits a new designer

PARIS/MILAN, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Gucci kicked off Milan Fashion Week on Friday with a range of casual, androgynous menswear styles, pushing ahead with its latest collection as the industry waits for owner Kering ( PRTP.PA ) to indicate new designer for the label. French luxury group Kering is under pressure to quickly find a …

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