The permanent seasonal measure has been used by 13.300 people in the last three years

first_imgGrowing demand, investing in new facilities and expanding the supply of existing facilities has led to an increase in demand for labor and that is why for the fourth year in a row we are organizing Job Days in tourism as a meeting place for employers and employees looking for work, said Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli. in his introductory speech at the opening ceremony and added: Job Days in Tourism are a joint project of the Ministries of Labor and Pension System and the Ministry of Tourism, the Croatian Employment Service and partners of the Croatian Tourist Board, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, the Croatian Chamber of Crafts, the Croatian Employers ‘Association and the Hotel Employers’ Association. to connect employers with unemployed persons, in order to engage seasonal workers in direct contact for the upcoming tourist season. This year, the need to hire over 9.000 seasonal workers was presented by 65 employers that include large hotel houses and other employers who employ a large number of seasonal workers during the tourist season.  Yesterday in Osijek, in the Gradski vrt hall, the fourth “Business Days in Tourism “. “I am glad that the first such meeting is being held in Slavonia, which is growing in tourist demand from year to year, together with the rest of the continental part of Croatia, which has an annual growth rate of 7 to 10 percent. That is why I will be glad when we have the opportunity to see the domestic workforce that is employed on the Croatian continent and here provides welcome and hospitality to guests throughout the year. An increasing number of tourists visiting Croatia give high marks for the hospitality of our tourist staff, and Slavonia is a region known for retaining the authentic charm of the locals, true hospitality and excellent gastronomy that delights every visitor. I believe that today’s meeting will enable visitors to find the desired employment with the employer, which will provide them with stimulating working conditions and enable them to further improve, advance and become the best promoters of Croatian tourism among our guests.” said Minister Cappelli.  The permanent seasonal measure has been used by 13.300 people in the last three years Zagreb and Split follow  “This is the result of a series of activities carried out with the aim of activating the unemployed and providing labor for the tourist season such as educating the unemployed to work during the tourist season, with special emphasis on learning foreign languages ​​to increase the quality of tourism services. The already mentioned permanent seasonal measure aims to provide financial support to workers who are employed only during the season. This extremely successful measure is available to employers from all industries that have the characteristics of seasonal business, and in the last three years it has been used by more than 13.300 people. “, concluded the Minister of Labor and Pension System Josip Aladrović. It is from Slavonian counties that a significant number of seasonal workers come, almost 6 people during 2019, because Slavonians are recognized as a quality workforce for which there is a significant interest of employers, as evidenced by the large number of exhibitors. After Osijek, the “Days of Business in Tourism” will be held on January 22, 2020 in Zagreb and on January 31, 2020 in Split. Participation in all three locations of the event was registered by 85 employers, and it is estimated that the events will be attended by a total of about 12 thousand visitors, unemployed people, vocational school students, students and all others interested in seasonal work in the tourist season.last_img read more

Greece reports first coronavirus case

first_imgThe Greek government on Tuesday said a shutdown of some public areas and travel restrictions would be activated in case of a mass outbreak.The measures, contained in a government decree, include temporary travel bans to and from countries with a large number of infections and enable beds to be requisitioned in hotels and private clinics.The decree also foresees the temporary closure of “indoor public gathering areas” such as schools, places of worship, cinemas, theatres, sports halls and businesses.”We are ready to do whatever is necessary to protect public health,” government spokesman Stelios Petsas told reporters. Greece’s health ministry has earmarked 13 hospitals nationwide to handle virus cases.A health ministry spokesman earlier this week noted that owing to the virus’ long gestation period, health checks at ports and airports had only minor chances of success.On Monday, the Greek Olympic Committee said it had discussed alternative plans for the Olympic Flame lighting ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Games in case of a virus outbreak.The flame for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is scheduled to be lit on March 12 at the site of ancient Olympia and, following a torch relay on Greek soil, will be handed to the Tokyo organizers at a ceremony on March 19 at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens. Topics :center_img Greece on Wednesday reported its first coronavirus case, a woman who had recently traveled to northern Italy.A health ministry spokesman said the 38-year-old woman was in a Thessaloniki hospital and in good condition.The announcement comes as the COVID-19 virus continues to surge in Italy, making it the hardest-hit country in Europe.  last_img read more

Gov. Wolf Signs Bills to Preserve French Azilum Historic Site, Honor Longtime Firefighter

first_imgGov. Wolf Signs Bills to Preserve French Azilum Historic Site, Honor Longtime Firefighter June 21, 2019 Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Today, Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law Act 10 of 2019, formerly House Bill 223, which will transfer ownership of the French Azilum Historic Site, Bradford County, from the Department of General Services to a local preservation group, French Azilum Inc., which will operate it. The bill requires the group to preserve the historic site, which was the location of a planned settlement built for refugees fleeing the French Revolution.“French Azilum is an important piece of Pennsylvania’s history, and this local group has already shown commitment to ensuring its longevity as a site of cultural heritage,” said Gov. Wolf. “This bill ensures many future generations will be able to visit and learn from French Azilum.”Gov. Wolf also signed into law on Friday Act 11 of 2019, formerly Senate Bill 43, which names a portion of U.S. Route 30 in Westmoreland County “J. Edward ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson Memorial Bypass.” Hutchinson was an active member of the Greensburg Hose Co. No. 3 for more than 78 years and served in the Marine Corps during World War II.center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more