IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 21 Jun 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

On 22 June 2011, the German government presented its strategy for the employment of skilled workers. Among the proposals that largely concern education and compatibility of family and job issues is a section on the employment of foreign personnell.
 
Effective immediately, firms that want to hire either medical doctors, mechanical, vehicle or electrical engineers no longer have to prove the inadequacy of German candidates before hiring a non-EU citizen.

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