July 30, 2010

THE DRIVER'S SEAT:

Minister encourages companies to pay skilled migrants a welcome bonus: As German companies face a shortage of skilled labor, Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle announced plans for a recruitment drive and suggested businesses start appealing to migrant workers' wallets. (Die Welte, 7/30/10)

German Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle encouraged companies to offer skilled foreign workers a special check should they choose to relocate to Germany.

"The issue of how to finally make Germany attractive to skilled migrants is at the top of my agenda," he told the German business daily Handelsblatt on Friday.

Posted by Orrin Judd at July 30, 2010 6:35 AM
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