Ljubljana – Amid a prospering situation in the labour market and favourable unemployment trends, employers have been recording the largest structural imbalances between the registered jobless and companies’ needs since the 2008 financial crisis. Businesses highlight that the paperwork to hire foreign workers takes too long.
A key right of European citizens is to work in each Member State, but the right of small businesses to work across borders and offer their services in the EU must be seen as something positive, not as a brain candy for sly political populists trying to present them in a negative light," said Democratic Bulgaria MEP Radan Kanev at an online briefing on the EP resolution on labour mobility in the
Experts are adamant that the pandemic has lowered emigration rate in 2020. However, this does not solve Bulgaria's long-standing demographic problems, including the outflow of specialists from key sectors of economy. According to data of the European Commission in 2019, the trend for the return of migrant workers has continued and Bulgaria is among the top countries in this regard.
International Migrants Day is a global event observed on December 18. The day recognizes the importance of protecting the rights and dignity of migrants around the world. Throughout history, humans have migrated from place to place in search of a better life and a promise of the future. The migrants arrive at new places and enrich the existing communities.
This is the latest in a series of articles about the demographic crisis facing Central and Southeast Europe.
The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia still refuse to take in small contingents of the million or so refugees who arrived in the EU from the Middle East and Africa, despite an EU plan to spread the load among all member states.