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    Spain steps up jobless fight

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Spain's cabinet has approved further moves to try and reduced unemployment rates that are the highest in Europe.

    They include labour law changes giving more flexibility to employers to hire and fire workers as the government is keen to end a big rise in temporary job contracts.

    Severance pay when people are laid off is to be reduced and wage rises delinked from inflation.