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UK / Jobcentres’ job also offered to other European member states workers

Under an EU scheme partly funded by British taxpayers, all positions advertised in UK jobcentres also have to be offered to workers in European member states.

UK firms are given as much as £1,000 as a bonus for taking on the foreign workers.

The disclosure undermined comments made by Matthew Hancock, the business and skills minister, who called on UK bosses to stop taking the “easy option” of filling jobs with foreigners when they could train local workers instead.

Just hours after Mr Hancock’s intervention it emerged that that a website called EURES, which was set up by the European Commission, is advertising 808,659 UK jobs to people on the continent.

The EU scheme offers foreigners hundreds of pounds of funding to pay for interviews in the UK, relocation costs and even English lessons.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at 

Telegraph

via UK jobs being advertised across the EU at taxpayers’ expense, it emerges – Telegraph.

Editor’s Note: This is a usual way of doing things in a federation where labour mobility prevails.

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