Czech govt aims to reintroduce ‘master craftsman’ qualification scrapped in 1949

Finding a good bricklayer, carpenter, roofer has long been a challenge in the Czech Republic. By some estimates, the domestic market lacks over 300,000 such craftsmen, leading companies to recruit workers from abroad, in particular from Slovakia, Poland and Ukraine. To address the chronic shortage of qualified labour, the government has proposed reintroducing “Master of Crafts” exam.

Friday, September 3, 2021