Sunday, 17 June 2018

Immigration Policy Needed to Solve Workforce Shortage

ZAGREB, June 17, 2018 - Croatia's tourism and all other industries increasingly depend on foreign labour, which is why the government last week doubled the quota of 4,660 foreign workers, but the problem cannot be resolved without complex measures regulating the long term immigration policy, experts believe.

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Netherlands Lifts Restrictions on Croatian Workers

ZAGREB, June 10, 2018 - The Croatian Foreign Ministry on Saturday welcomed the Netherlands' decision to lift restrictions on Croatian workers.

Friday, 25 May 2018

One Fifth of Workers in Croatia Have Temporary Employment Contracts

ZAGREB, May 25, 2018 - Last year, over 20% of workers in Croatia had a temporary employment contract while 14.33% of all employees in the EU had a temporary contract, according to figures provided by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU. This means that 27 million employees aged 15 to 64 in the European Union (EU) had a temporary contract in 2017, Eurostat said.

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Labour Shortage: No One Wants to Cook for the President

Due to mass emigration and low salaries, not even the president can find a good chef.

Sunday, 13 May 2018

70% of Croats Satisfied with Their Jobs

ZAGREB, May 13, 2018 - About 70 percent of Croats are satisfied with their jobs, the Federation of Independent Trade Unions (SSSH) said while presenting the results of a survey on job satisfaction.

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Lack of Workers Threatening Tourism Season

ZAGREB, May 2, 2018 - Indications on the market and the results of sales promise a good tourism year which has already been seen in turnover in the first few months of the year however the problem of the lack of staff is bothering a lot of companies, particularly smaller companies in hospitality, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

President Sends International Workers' Day Message

ZAGREB, May 1, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović issued an International Workers' Day message on Monday, saying that by observing this day on May 1, one joined everyone that promoted the value of work and the work ethic in Croatian society.

Monday, 30 April 2018

Labour Minister Satisfied with Government's Results

ZAGREB, April 30, 2018 - Minister of Labour and Pension System Marko Pavić on Monday issued a message on the occasion of International Workers' Day, marked May 1, saying that the ministry advocates open and substantial dialogue with social partners, unions and employers, and a society in which Croatian citizens will have a dignified life from their work and their pensions.

Monday, 30 April 2018

Prime Minister Congratulates International Workers Day

ZAGREB, April 30, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković wished Croatian citizens a happy International Workers' Day, saying the government had proved that it was systematically working on the creation of an economic environment for new jobs, better salaries and higher living standards as well as, in cooperation with the social partners, working on political stability, legal certainty, growth and solidarity.

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Croatia’s Labour Import Quotas Significantly Underused

ZAGREB, April 19, 2018 - Labour and Pension System Minister Marko Pavić said on Thursday that a significant number of import labour quotas for third countries had not been used and underscored that this showed that the government's active employment policy measures had enabled employers to settle most of their labour needs by hiring local workers.

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