Skilled Worker Shortage Berlin Aims to Attract Unemployed Europeans

With Germany facing a lack of skilled workers, Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is looking into ways to attract the unemployed from Southern and Eastern Europe. The plan would stop short of recruiting workers from too far afield.
People lining up in front of a job center in Madrid. Germany may soon step up efforts to lure them to Germany.

People lining up in front of a job center in Madrid. Germany may soon step up efforts to lure them to Germany.

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