The European Commission yesterday (28 February) unveiled a labour market strategy in a bid to boost workers’ skill levels and increase competitiveness with the US

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Series Details Vol.7, No.9, 1.3.01, p2
Publication Date 01/03/2001
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Date: 01/03/01

The Commission estimates another 1.7 million workers will be needed in the high-tech sector by 2003. "New pan-European labour markets are driven by technological change and globalisation, but they face many barriers," said employment chief Anna Diamantopoulou, pointing out that EU workers are far less mobile than their counterparts in the US.

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