Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Immigrant Workforce in Germany: Formal and Informal Barriers to Addressing Skills Deficits

In The Immigrant Workforce in Germany: Formal and Informal Barriers to Addressing Skills Deficits, Institute for Employment Studies researcher Stefan Speckesser identifies a number of informal barriers to immigrants’ access to training within Germany’s distinct, highly institutionalized, and regulated workforce development system. The central role of employers and occupational associations in the German workforce development system can create particular barriers that limit the ability of immigrants to access training opportunities, among them credential-recognition and structural barriers, Speckesser finds.  Download Germany

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2013/11/the-immigrant-workforce-in-germany-formal-and-informal-barriers-to-addressing-skills-deficits.html

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