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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 18.07.2018, 19:39

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Amendments re foreign workers take effect in Estonia Sunday

Amendments re foreign workers take effect in Estonia Sunday

16.07.2018

Amendments to the Aliens Act aimed at facilitating the arrival of top-level foreign specialists in Estonia and extending the maximum period of temporary employment, as well as introducing tougher measures against illegal employment, came in force on Sunday, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Estonia, Good for Business, Labour-market



Survey: Two-thirds of residents positively assess their financial situation

Survey: Two-thirds of residents positively assess their financial situation

16.07.2018

The share of those who earn above EUR 900 increased by more than a third over two years, wages are expected to grow in the future as well. Residents save more while being concerned the most over growth in food and utilities prices, shows the latest survey of the Bank of Lithuania.

Lithuanian IT sector welcomes govt's plans to ease hiring of foreigners

Lithuanian IT sector welcomes govt's plans to ease hiring of foreigners

11.07.2018

The Lithuanian government's decision to expand the list of professions subject to simplified procedures for employing foreigners would help boost the country's competitiveness, the director of the IT association Infobalt said, informs LETA/BNS.


Average wage of EUR 1,440, inflow of foreign workforce would stabilize Latvian labor market - experts

Average wage of EUR 1,440, inflow of foreign workforce would stabilize Latvian labor market - experts

11.07.2018

Stabilizing the current tight situation in the Latvian labor market would require raising the average monthly wage to EUR 1,440 and importing workforce from foreign countries, experts said today in a discussion on the labor market organized by Citadele Bank, informs LETA.

Estonia's registered unemployment at 4.5% in June

Estonia's registered unemployment at 4.5% in June

10.07.2018

The number of registered unemployed in Estonia was 29,489 at the end of June, marking an increase of 0.12 % compared with the same time a year ago, and made up 4.5% of the total number of workforce from age 16 to retirement age, informed LETA/BNS according from figures published by the Unemployment Insurance Fund.


09.07.2018

Unemployment fund: shortage of programmers, cooks, truck drivers in Estonia

According to a labor needs survey of the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund, the Estonian labor market will need programmers, cooks and truck drivers the most in the coming few years, informs LETA/BNS.

27.06.2018

Number of guest workers growing in Latvia

Although Latvia still has its “own workforce reserves”, the number of guest workers is growing, Welfare Ministry official Ilze Zvidrina said in an interview published in the newspaper Neatkariga Rita Avize (NRA), cites LETA.

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