Skilled Labor

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Skilled Labor

The ability to perform a specific task or occupation. For example, a locksmith has the skill to make new keys for customers' homes and cars. Other examples of skilled laborers include carpenters, mechanics, graphic designers, and so forth. Skilled workers are often more highly paid than unskilled workers.
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Indian nationals continue to receive more skilled work visas than the rest of the world combined, accounting for 52 per cent of all Tier 2 visas granted globally.
According to them, these poor skilled women sent their skilled work to urban markets to earn for their families but due to absence of a regulatory system they had to face discrimination and low wages despite heavy work load.
The MAC review published last week recommended ministers scrap an annual cap of 20,700 on the number of visas available under the Tier 2 skilled work scheme, and open up the route to "medium-skilled" jobs.
"To face this challenge, the government has taken various initiatives to build skilled work force for the sake of the country and the nation as well as prioritising on the labour market in future," Zakir said adding that there is no alternative to technical and innovative education to build a prosperous Bangladesh.
President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain last week said under the strategy of TVET, various programs have been launched to produce fine and skilled work force in all developing and developed countries of the World.
He said that vocational training was being given to over 50,000 youth in different trades across country under 4th phase of PM youth skills development programme.He said that skilled work force played a key role in national development.
He said CPEC projects would require thousands of skilled work force.
Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema said 'Competency Based Training Program has been designed to provide employment to the skilled work force and to have good working relations with the industry.'
Nestle Middle East is taking an active role to foster career opportunities for the youth through enhancing employment to enrich its local talent pipeline for skilled work force.
He said Sialkot industries lack advanced technology and skilled work force.
However, the UK isn't allowing skilled work from former colonies because of mass uncontrolled immigration from the European Union nations such as Romania and Poland.