Estonia can admit no more foreign workersLocal News
- Tiit Kuuli: state's best security guarantee is economic wellbeing Estonian Employers’ Confederation new head interviewedEconomyDuring his long career, construction company Oma Ehitaja chairman Tiit Kuuli has not been in media too often but now the post presents a responsibility. He remains modest however and says that in a representative body with 15 professional associations and 15 top managers featured, the role of an individual must not be exaggerated.
- Rejecting the sewing machine, Estonians embrace computersEconomyIn 2004, Estonia joined the European Union. Boosted by EU aid, our economic indicators started to even up with these of wealthy states. Over the ten years, a lot has changed in the Estonian life. What, then, has been the impact on economic structure? As attested by Statistical Office labour force studies: though more and more Estonians move from workbenches to office tables, the major employing sectors of economy remain the same.
- Editorial: the sunny side of worker shortageOpinionLet us, in simple terms, explain the heading. Work shortage spells sufferings for people without jobs, and their families – and for those with jobs, helping the unemployed is extra burden. Worker shortage, at least in our current situation, means Estonian economy is doing rather fine and various solutions exist for the problem.
- Coming to Estonia: shortage of unskilled workersEconomySo far, the talk in Estonia has mainly centred on lack of specialists, and the need to import them; now, the situation with cheap labour force is getting increasingly critical. In the field of tourism, peak months have become so painful that the entrepreneurs think it’s high time to consider import of unskilled foreigners. The option has been addressed at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEAC).