In just 3 months, 20,000 new jobs in Midlands went to them
24th January 2011: The Midlands are turning out to be the greener pastures for the immigrants.
In just about three months, as many as 20,000 new jobs in the Midlands went to them.
The ones to take up the job opportunities include residents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Even Indian-born workers managed to grab the jobs, while workers from African, Pakistani and Bangladeshi were not so much in the fore front.
Out of the 20,000 new positions, nothing less than 15,000 went to people born in new European Union member states. These include Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. USA employees increased slightly to 5,000.
The number of Indian-born workers taking new jobs also registered a rise by 5,000. But, total for African, Pakistani and Bangladeshi workers fell by 11,000.
The jobless, on the other hand, increased by 48,000 between July and November 2010. As a result, the total number of unemployed in the region to 264,000.