Portugal -Building union helps workers get jobs in Canada -July 23, 2012

The builders’ union has announced it will help its members apply for an announced 400 job openings in the Canadian building industry. After Canada announced it is recruiting hundreds of Portuguese for construction work in Toronto, the union was flooded with enquiries from members about the procedure. 22% of the 700.000 construction workers in Portugal are currently unemployed. A union representative explains the union is getting involved in order to avoid illegal practices. The job offers in Canada, where a constructor earns €5500 per month, is very attractive to Portuguese workers who can expect to earn €545 per month at home.

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