COLOMBIA – New Quota for Oil, Mining and Infrastructure Projects in Barrancabermeja Municipality

Effective 13 June 2016, a quota for skilled and unskilled local workers has been established for projects in the oil, mining and infrastructure sectors in the municipality of Barrancabermeja, home to the largest oil refinery in the country.

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SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for Second Quarter of 2016

The quota for L permits for the second quarter of 2016, for short-term assignees from European Union (EU) / European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) countries, has been filled.

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SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for First Quarter of 2016

The quota for L permits for the first quarter of 2016, for short-term assignees from European Union (EU) / European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) countries, has been filled.

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SWITZERLAND –Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for First Quarter of 2016

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ITALY – New Quota Decree Published

On 2 February 2016 a new quota decree was published, retaining the same 17,850 places for subordinate (employed) and autonomous (self-employed) work for non-European Union (non-EU) nationals, but increasing the quota allocations for change-of-status categories.

Online applications (on a first-come first-served basis) opened on 9 February 2016.

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ITALY – New Quota Decree Published

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SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for Third Quarter of 2015

The quota for L permits for the third quarter of 2015, for short-term assignees from European Union (EU) / European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) countries, has been filled.

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SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for Third Quarter of 2015

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SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for Second Quarter of 2015

The quota for L permits for the second quarter of 2015, for short-term assignees from European Union (EU) / European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) countries, has been filled.

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ROMANIA – 2015 Quotas Announced

Romania’s work permit quotas for 2015 have been published.  The total number of authorisations is the same as in 2014 (5500) but the numbers have been allocated slightly differently this year.

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ROMANIA – 2015 Quotas Announced

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