what if you were able to bring in the people who work in, for example, the construction industry, where they are not needed, so that they are able to work in a food production, " said Anders Johnson, arbetsmarknadsexpert of the FEDERATION of Swedish farmers.
the EUROPEAN union is the free movement of labour, but in the case of seasonal workers – such as in Sweden, are limited to work for up to six months – a valid state only to a specific employer.
This is the condition the FEDERATION asked the government to look over. To the one who applied for and received a permit for seasonal work can work in a variety of industries.
in Sweden, there are around 16. 000 seasonal jobs in the agricultural and trädgårdsföretagen. The season will now start with the tomato sauce and gurkodlingar, and will continue with the fresh strawberries and berries.
as part of the work carried out by the swedes, but in the second part, the Swedish producers had to turn to foreign workers to find good staff.
over the years, they have come from, for example, in Poland, but is now to a growing extent, from Lithuania, Romania and Bulgaria.
the strawberry growing is a business that is largely recruited from abroad.
" It comes at a time in the industry-grown soft fruit and vegetables. Good people come in and do the job and are attractive to employers in the next year, " said Anders Johnson.
as the farmers ' union has discussed with the ministry of industry is about the people who will be laid off in other sectors, to be able to work in the food processing industry.
" There is a lot of balls, for the time being. We are hoping that it will come down to a few balls as well, " says he, speaking of the flood of ideas, and it is hoped that some of them will be successful.
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