Recruiting immigrant workers: Europe 2016

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The issues in labour migration to the European Union as a whole differ from those which impinge on individual Member States, as it has no powers of decision over admissions and does not directly manage admission processes and procedures. To date, it has contributed to the governance of labour migration chiefly through standards and regulations which it negotiates with Member States to ensure they meet shared objectives. This review considers how, in accordance with its mandate, the European Union can improve labour migration management at the Union level and what it could do to make the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Migration; Governance; Policy; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Recruitment; Skilled migration; Migrants; Immigration; Skill needs; Skill shortage; European Union; Labour policy

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2016

Physical description: 286 p.

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ISBN: 9789264257283 (print); 9789264257290 (pdf); 9789279580413 (EU print); 9789279580406 (EU pdf)

ISSN: 2225-7950 (print), 2225-7969 (online)

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Resource type: Book

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