Macau’s $34 billion gambling industry has an obstacle. With 28 million visitors and 21 percent economic growth last year, Macau is confronting a severe labor shortage.
Design engineer Stephanie Thompson quit her job in Australia’s mining industry and moved with her husband to New Zealand to help rebuild the earthquake-damaged city of Christchurch.
To hire 10 to 15 project coordinators this year, Sabre Commercial Inc. has boosted pay 10 percent and added a 401(k) retirement plan.
An unprecedented outflow of New Zealand citizens last year for jobs and better pay in Australia is leaving the nation’s earthquake-hobbled economy vulnerable to a labor shortage during rebuilding.
How high is demand for welders to work in the shale boom on the U.S. Gulf Coast?
German unemployment fell to an 18- year low in January, stoking concerns that the world’s second- largest exporter is running short of skilled labor after the fastest economic expansion since reunification in 1990.
Japan may relax curbs on the entry of foreign blue-collar workers to cope with a labor shortage in the construction industry ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Conference Board’s Levanon Sees Labor Shortage (Audio)