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Merkel warns German labor shortage could spark business exodus
Merkel warns German labor shortage could spark business exodus

Germany is hoping to recruit qualified workers from outside the EU to prevent companies from moving their business abroad. Berlin is looking to countries such as Mexico, Vietnam and India to fill the gaps. German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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Study: Germany needs 260,000 immigrants a year to meet labor demand
Study: Germany needs 260,000 immigrants a year to meet labor demand

A study has found that migrant labor from within the European Union will fall short of the economy's needs. To plug the gap, Germany will need 146,000 workers per year from non-EU countries.

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Work permits for immigrants up 35% in Poland, with rising numbers from Ukraine and Asia
Work permits for immigrants up 35% in Poland, with rising numbers from Ukraine and Asia

Poland issued almost half a million work permits for immigrants from outside the EU in 2019, a 35% increase on the previous year, according to data from the labour ministry.

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Czech companies struggling with labour shortage
Czech companies struggling with labour shortage

Czech businesses are still struggling to find workers, the news site Ihned.cz reports. In August, labour offices in the Czech Republic posted more than 350,000 vacancies, which is the highest figure...

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Romania Plans To Bring 1 Million Workers From Asia, Pakistan Including
Romania Plans To Bring 1 Million Workers From Asia, Pakistan Including

Romania plans to bring one million workers from various countries in Asia, including from Pakistan, to replace the Romanians who left to work abroad (mainly in the Western European states)...

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Greece begins voluntary migrant repatriation flights
Greece begins voluntary migrant repatriation flights

A first flight voluntarily returning economic migrants to their home country has departed from Greece, launching a European Union-funded scheme aimed at relieving pressure on the state where most new arrivals reach the bloc.

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