20,000 foreign citizens to get jobs in 2006, says Yekaterinburg Employment Agency

‘We received 1563 employer applications asking to register their foreign workers in 2005, most of these applications concerning the continuation of existing agreements. Over 20,000 foreign workers were given jobs,’ reported Head of Yekaterinburg Employment Agency Job Allocation Department Margarita Vilesova.

‘The majority of foreign workers are involved in construction industry, namely, 8,641 people. Most of them come from Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan and China,’ Ms Vilesova said.


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