The German government will adopt new measures this month in an attempt to overcome the chronic crisis of labor in the field of new technologies by attracting skilled immigrants. Germans looking for, especially engineers, programmers and technicians.
The information was made public by a spokesman, but did not specify the exact nature of the measures to be adopted.
The Berlin government is considering creating an "index of labor needs, the query about 7,000 companies, trying in this way to agree the influx of immigrants with skills gaps faced by German industry .
This set of measures has been the subject of intense negotiations, lately, between the Minister of Labour and Social Democrat head of the Interior, a conservative. The two are close to negotiating a common solution, which will be discussed by the council of ministers in 16 or 23 July.
According to AFP, some sectors of German economy, especially that of new technologies, are handicapped by lack of engineers, programmers and qualified technicians.
Measures taken so far by the cabinet in Berlin to attract foreign workers are considered by economists too restrictive and failed, so far, to improve the situation.