labor market

To address skilled workers’ shortage
Germany approves a new package to accelerate refugees’ access to the labor market

November 22, 2023

The German government has approved a new package of measures to give asylum seekers and people who hold a temporary tolerance residence permit in the country faster access to the labor market. Government sources told the media that the ruling coalition, which includes the Social Democratic Party, to which Chancellor Olaf Scholz belongs, and the […]

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Will refugees receiving unemployment benefits be forced to work?

August 23, 2023

Media outlets have revealed calls by a major German party to force more than half a million refugees, who receive unemployment benefits, to work, amid human rights criticism calling for considering their conditions. The “Christian Democratic Union” (the largest party in the country) called for forcing refugees to enter the labor market, noting that about […]

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