Austria Considers to Employ South Europeans

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: December 8, 2011; 18:40 ♦ (Vindobona)

Especially the tourism and the construction industries are ready to take on high-skilled workers from Spain, Greece or Portugal.

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The proposal of Philip Rösler, the German Minister of Economics, to bring unemployed, but high-skilled workers from Southern European countries to Germany is also an issue for his Austrian counterpart, Reinhold Mitterlehner. “I think this idea is quite good.” Austria faces a lack in skilled labor, especially in the tourism industry.

In Spain, Portugal and Greece, the…