The Government of the Republic of Croatia has raised quotas for the import of foreign labor

first_imgThis Decision provided an additional 2.000 work permits for foreigners in the tourism sector, and 1.000 for the construction sector. Also, it is possible to automatically activate an additional 2.000 work permits, if the tourism sector will need additional labor, if there is no such profile of workers at the Employment Service. FIRST REACTIONS: “Increasing quotas was a necessary measure to help employers. The only alternative was to put the key in the lock or to suffer the quality of work, which is disastrous in the height of the tourist season. But the voice of reason prevailed and the voice of the businessman was heard. Now that we have put out that fire, we can continue to work on a new Aliens Act that will abolish quotas altogether,”Said the president of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Luka Burilović. At the 162nd session of the Government of the Republic of Croatia, a decision was made to amend the Decision on determining the annual quota of permits for the employment of foreigners for the calendar year 2019. center_img More soon… The Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts (HOK) also expressed satisfaction with the increase in quotas for labor imports and pointed out that due to the lack of workers, the Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts has long pointed to the need to increase quotas in the construction and catering sector. Back in May this year, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce sent an initiative to the Ministry to amend the Decision on determining the annual quota of permits for the employment of foreigners for 2019. We believe that this step will ensure a partial solution to the problem, especially in the upcoming tourist season. “last_img

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