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Migration for Employment

Bilateral Agreements at a Crossroads

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This report opens with an overview of bilateral agreements and other forms of labour recruitment of foreigners in several OECD countries (Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States) as well as in the Philippines and Romania.  It then has a series of chapters describing the management and implementation of these practices and analysing the impact of these agreements on labour markets, economic development and migration policies of both sending and receiving countries.  It also examines the prospects for this type of migration. The Annex lists the principal agreements signed by OECD countries, by type of recruitment scheme (e.g. seasonal, contract workers, trainees and guest workers).

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Recruitment of Foreign Labour in Germany and Switzerland

A comparison between the Swiss and German migration policies might not seem very straightforward at first, even though the two countries are neighbours and share many structural features (i.e. economic, institutional, linguistic and cultural). After all, Switzerland continuously pursued a policy of labour immigration throughout the entire post-war era. Germany, however, in 1973 stopped recruitment of persons outside of the...

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