: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Covid-19 Leaves Georgians Far From Home

Thousands working in Poland suddenly find themselves without jobs and homeless.Georgian labour migrants in Poland have found themselves stranded in often dire financial circumstances as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
According to the Social Insurance Institution, there are around 9,500 Georgians legally working in Poland. Many have suddenly found themselves out of work due to the mass closure of businesses.
The Polish government has made efforts in recent years to fill massive gaps in its own labour market, often as a result of Poles working abroad themselves.
In addition, legislation introduced over the last few years for Ukrainians, Georgians and Moldovans means …read more

Source:: Institute for War & Peace Reporting


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