Labor obliges domestic and foreign companies to operate 50 percent of national labor
07/1/2018 12:00 am
[rtl]Confirmed high unemployment rates
Baghdad / Batoul al-Hassani
The Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs committed the ministries and contractors to local and foreign companies to employ 50 percent of the national workforce, stressing the high rates of unemployment and the lack of finding adequate jobs in the public sector.
The ministry's spokesman, Ammar Menem, said in a statement to the "morning": The Minister of Labor, Mohammed Shiaa Sudanese called on the ministries and contracting parties with local and foreign companies to commit to the employment of 50 percent of national labor in addition to expatriate foreign workers, The ministry is concerned with providing licenses for foreign and local companies and foreign workers, as well as granting licenses to bring home non-Iraqi homeowners after implementing the special regulations and in accordance with the regulations in force.
He also denied that the ministry is concerned with granting approvals and licenses for the recruitment of workers, but does not exceed 50 percent of the volume of employment in any project. He stressed that the ministry will take legal action against any office for the recruitment of foreign workers. That the increasing unemployment in the country, is a problem of society due to the lack of employment opportunities, and therefore the solution will be a solidarity between state institutions and civil society institutions.
He pointed out that the state is seeking to activate the strategy of developing the private sector because its general public has become a sector is relaxed, can not absorb the unemployment or increasing labor forces, adding that the ministry contributes within its available possibilities to address this problem by providing salaries of social protection for vulnerable groups and giving courses in All scientific and professional fields to the job seekers, in order to teach them how to manage their future projects and then grant them loans ranging between (5 - 25) million dinars in order to help them to create small income-generating projects.
He pointed out that the vocational training centers of the ministry receive job seekers of both sexes in professional and educational courses for ages (15 - 50) years, noting that the professional courses include air conditioning and cooling, car repair and lathe, electrical installations, mobile maintenance, In addition to health establishments and household appliances, affirming the eligibility of any citizen wishing to develop his skills in order to register on one of these courses and duration of two months to three months and according to competence. [/rtl]
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