Metalworkers turn to retraining courses

  • 2013-12-18
  • From wire report
 LIEPAJA - Nearly half, or 42 percent of workers laid off by Liepajas metalurgs have no qualifications, only work experience, State Employment Agency Liepaja branch head Dace Baumane said in an interview on Rietumu Radio on Dec. 16, reports LETA.Therefore, the interest in the agency’s qualification raising courses is unexpectedly high and many workers have already enrolled. Most of them want to become certified welders, automotive mechanics and tailors. Some have chosen foreign languages and computer sciences. 168 workers have begun to learn Latvian.“We predicted...
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