France - Labour shortages - November 30, 2019

From next year on, authorities, working together with employers, will identify industries lacking qualified candidates and facilitate the hiring of foreigners to fill the gap, the Labour Minister said. Currently, employers have to justify why a French citizen cannot be hired in a complex administrative process, which resulted in around 33,000 economic migrants being granted visas last year. Construction, hotels and restaurants, and some retailing sectors have long complained of a shortage of people willing to take what is often low-paying work.

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