TITLE

Firms warned to train for jobs, not rely on migrants

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
People Management;5/7/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the recommendation of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to reduce by one-third the number of jobs open to non-European Union (EU) migrants due to the escalating unemployment in Great Britain. It mentions that this recommendation would trim down the number of positions for non-EU migrants from 800,000 to 530,000. The occupational shortages list of MAC has already eliminated construction managers, quantity surveyors and social workers. It is mentioned that restrictions have been tightened on care workers and chefs.
ACCESSION #
52894799

 

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