Increased number of permits for employment of foreigners in tourism and catering

first_imgToday, the Government of the Republic of Croatia amended the Decision on determining the annual quota of permits for the employment of foreigners for the calendar year 2018, which increased the number of permits in the tourism and catering sector.State Secretary at the Ministry of Labor and Pension System Majda Burić explained that when determining the annual quota of permits for employment of foreigners for 2018, it was not possible to accurately determine the needs of the economy, so there was a disproportion between the established situation and the required number of permits.Thus, the number of licenses in the field of tourism and catering was increased from 4660 licenses to 8660 licenses.The increase of 4000 permits relates to the occupation of “assistant worker in tourism”, 3000 for new employment and 1000 for seasonal work for up to six months. Also, a large number of license applications were received in the activities of transport, agriculture and forestry, for which the approved quota was also used, so it was proposed to increase the number of seasonal work licenses to 90 days in the profession of “fruit picker” from 500 to 1000 . With the proposed changes to the decision, the total annual quota of permits for 2018 for the employment of foreigners in Croatia increases to 35.500 permits.The needs of the market, the increase of all indicators in the pre-season and the announcement of a more successful tourist season require a larger number of workers, said the Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia, Andrej Plenković “This creates the preconditions not to put ourselves in a situation where there are too few workers in the hotel and catering industry during the successful tourist season.”, Concluded the Prime Minister.According to the announcements and taking into account that we currently have an interest of employers higher than the number of available approved quotas, we are increasing quotas for employment of foreigners in tourism, points out Tonči Glavina, State Secretary at the Ministry of Tourism, adding that the Ministry of the Interior is responsible for allocating quotas. open hands to redistribute unused quotas from other activities. “These measures are currently necessary in order not to jeopardize the successful completion of the tourist year. The Ministry of Tourism also invests a lot of energy in long-term measures such as promotion programs, scholarships, retraining and competence centers in tourism, for which we have provided significant funds from EU funds. One of our basic goals is to create a large number of new jobs with tourism and, of course, to create the most qualified and best workers for Croatian tourism in Croatia. I thank the Minister of Labor and Pensions, Marko Pavić and his team for their efficiency and very quick reaction.”Glavina concluded.The decision takes effect immediately Due to the certain duration of the procedure for approving and issuing residence and work permits for foreigners, the Government of the Republic of Croatia proposed that the Decision enter into force on the first day after its publication in the Official Gazette so that employers’ requests could be resolved as soon as possible. contracted investments and projects.ANNEX / DECISION ON AMENDMENTS TO THE DECISION ON DETERMINATION OF THE ANNUAL QUOTA OF LICENSES FOR EMPLOYMENT OF FOREIGNERS FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2018Related news: MINISTRY OF TOURISM PRESENTED THE CONCEPT OF TOURISM COMPETENCE CENTERSlast_img read more

Khan reiterates Jol support

first_img Press Association Jol was criticised by supporters after a stuttering start to the season, but has the backing of American billionaire Khan. “He is the man for me,” Khan told Sky Sports News. Fulham owner Shahid Khan believes Monday’s win at Crystal Palace was a sign of the potential of Martin Jol’s team and has reiterated his support for the Dutchman.center_img “You have to keep in mind he is a very experienced guy and the start we have had, whether you’re Martin Jol or any Fulham supporter, you’re not happy and we can do better, and our players are a lot more talented and they proved that on Monday night. “I think, and have believed this for quite some time, that we have great players and some of those are new to Fulham and some of them have been here for a while. “It was a break-out moment and I hope this now continues.” Khan was thrilled to watch the 4-1 win at Selhurst Park, during which Steve Sidwell scored a stunning volley bettered only when team-mate Pajtim Kasami struck an outrageous one of his own. On Kasami’s volley, Khan said: “It was unbelievable and I kept looking for the replay on the video board and I had to go back in and see it on the television. “It is one of those things – did I really see what I saw?” last_img read more

Spain’s anti-doping agency investigating Nasri

first_imgSEVILLE, Spain (AP):Spanish club Sevilla says the national anti-doping agency is looking into reports that midfielder Samir Nasri recently had intravenous treatment at a Los Angeles clinic.The clinic, Drip Doctors, posted a photo of Nasri on its Facebook and Twitter accounts on Tuesday, saying it had provided him with a drip “to help keep him hydrated and in top health during his busy soccer season.”It describes the drip as an infusion to boost the immune system and contains “high dose vitamin C, B vitamins, lysine and zinc combined with specially formulated nutrients.”Sevilla spokesman Jesus Gomez told the Associated Press yesterday that “the agency has been in contact with the club to ask for information” about the player.A spokesman for the anti-doping agency told the AP that its investigators are checking whether any treatment Nasri may have received had steered clear of the list of prohibited substances. The spokesman spoke anonymously as dictated by agency policy.The 29-year-old Nasri, who is on loan from English Premier League club Manchester City after not fitting into new coach Pep Guardiola’s plans, returned with the rest of his teammates from their winter break to start training yesterday.Nasri has proved to be a key player for Jorge Sampaoli’s Sevilla, which has reached the Champions League’s round-of-16 and sits third in the Spanish league at the winter break.last_img read more

Just watch

first_imgJust watch. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling 7 Comments   Share   Progress going great! 💪🏾 pic.twitter.com/Lm4CzIDIUM— David Johnson (@DavidJohnson31) February 8, 2017Yep, nothing to see here — just a 225-pound man defying physics by launching himself out of a pool and onto the pool deck. And he’s doing so with a not-completely-recovered MCL sprain.This is more confirmation David Johnson is not human. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo When the Cardinals eased concerns about running back David Johnson’s knee injury that occurred on New Year’s Day by saying it was only an MCL sprain a day later, it was expected he’d take a few months to recover.A few days short of six weeks since then, we could assume Johnson is nearing total recovery.If you need more proof that Johnson’s progress is going great, well, he posted on Twitter that “progress is going great!” That message accompanied this video, which …. just watch. Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more