Ukrainians at work in the hospitality industry, agriculture and also psychologists –

Ukrainians at work in the hospitality industry, agriculture and also psychologists –

4,300 Ukrainian refugees have found work in the Netherlands since 1 April. According to the UWV, the majority found work through employment agencies and in agriculture and horticulture, especially in the Greater Amsterdam and The Hague regions.

Since 1 April there has been an exemption from the work permit for refugees from Ukraine, but employers must report to the UWV when hiring someone. In the first month, UWV received 4300 job reports, sometimes at one company. More than 550 reports were received in the first week, more than 850 in the second week and more than 1550 in the third week. In the last week of April, 1,350 reports were received.

Ukrainian refugees find work in a variety of sectors, including catering, business services, transport and logistics. 40 percent find work through employment agencies such as cleaners, warehouse workers or production workers. More than 450 people (11%) found work in agriculture and horticulture, but also in the food and beverage industry.

orthopedist and teacher

A few dozen refugees find work in ICT, such as software developers and technical assistants or marketing and consulting. Someone also got a job as a laboratory technician in the food industry and people work there in the field of support, health and education, for example as a psychologist, orthopedist or teacher.

According to the latest press release from the Ministry of Justice and Security, at the end of April 47,930 Ukrainian refugees were registered in the Netherlands in private and municipal shelters with municipalities.

Source: NOS