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Coronavirus crisis complicates workforce question in rural Latvia

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Even with increased unemployment in the first half of 2020, seasonal rural jobs still lack the necessary workforce with certain skills at certain times, reports Latvian Radio. Farmers are particularly concerned about the beginning of the harvest period in the middle of summer, when guest workers would normally be recruited. Jānis Straģis, the owner of the farm “Krišjāņi” near Bauska, told Latvian Radio that this spring, the problem of workforce shortages…