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RAV wants to send the unemployed to Germany

"Can you imagine, to dare again something completely New to work, perhaps even in a neighbouring country?" As a Christian Schaub on 3. May the E-Mail to the Basel office of economy and opened it he was astonished, not bad. Basel's forwarding agent is currently on the job hunt. His work situation was for the past four years is problematic, as he said "Prime News". In many interviews, he has the feeling that he will invited only for Form's sake.

Now he has to find his luck abroad. "Expand your search radius. Professionals with your profile are looking for," said the invitation to an Information event for Swiss job seekers. On Schaub but has no Lust. "I grew up in Switzerland and have worked all my life here. And I want that to continue," said the 53-Year-old news portal. Ideally in a commercial Job.

This Writing, the Basel forwarding merchant, Christian Schaub received from the office for economy and labour. Image: Screenshot

Schaub can think of a different activity, for example, in the care of older people. "Basically, you can talk to me about all the Jobs," he says. Only physical work is not coming for him due to health reasons.


On Facebook, he shared the invitation to the cross-border Information event in the RAV . "Now the Swiss want to work in Germany, because the Germans are coming because of the higher wages in Switzerland and in the German labour market, a gap left. It is always better," he wrote. Not to believe". This is naughty."

The office for economy and labour is justified. Such events would have in the border area Tradition. "This is an information occasion, the search is aimed at voluntary interested parties, who want to expand their knowledge about the German labour market," explains Amtsleiterin Nicole Hostettler in the article. It is not for the RAV, the action is initiated, but the European jobs network Eures, to enhance the mobility on the European labour market.

Swiss discover looking for the European labour market

However, more and more Swiss the adventure: According to Figures from the state Secretariat for economic Affairs Seco last year 3540 Swiss job seekers who registered with the RAV, in an EU country for a Job. 2014 did the only 1530 persons. Schaub, however, has no interest in such a Job-adventure. The occasion on 16. May he will stay away. "I don't want to upset me unnecessarily."

For comparison: the end of 2018, were registered according to the Statistical office of Basel-Stadt 34'122 cross-border commuters in Basel-city, 16'234 came from Germany.

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Created: 07.05.2019, 10:25 PM

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