Czechia - Government plans quotas for foreign workers - August 31, 2019

Because of an acute labour shortage (342,000 vacancies and only some 196,000 registered jobseekers) the government wants to attract more foreign workers and streamline the process of issuing work permits. Recently the country has in particular turned to Ukraine to fill the gap, now the government wants get employees from Montenegro, Moldova and Serbia, but also India and other Asian countries.

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