Full employment could become a new target for an insecure Europe. A European employment guideline would provide the means to hit it. Since the investment bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt a decade ago, unemployment in many EU countries has risen to an unacceptably high level, falling only slightly in recent years. In parallel, right-wing parties […]
Beat Baumann and Joachim Ehrismann and Chris Bucheli
Beat Baumann was professor of labour-market and social policy at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. He now works as economist for the Swiss trade union Unia. Joachim Ehrismann studied philosophy in Zurich and Berlin and worked in fair trade for several years. Since 2009 he has been active for the construction sector in Unia. Chris Bucheli has a degree in business administration and works as a corporate analyst in Unia. Previously, he worked for several years in the private sector.