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labour migration

Definition(s)

Movement of persons from one state to another, or within their own country of residence, for the purpose of employment.

Source(s)

IOM Glossary on Migration, 2019.

Translations

  • BG: трудова миграция
  • CS: pracovní migrace
  • DE: Arbeitsmigration
  • EL: οικονομική μετανάστευση / μετανάστευση για εργασία
  • EN: labour migration
  • ES: migración laboral
  • ET: tööränne
  • FI: työvoiman muuttoliike / työperusteinen maahanmuutto
  • FR: migration de travail / migration de main d’œuvre
  • GA: imirce lucht oibre
  • HU: munkavállalási célú migráció
  • IT: migrazione per motivi di lavoro
  • LT: darbo migracija
  • LV: darbaspēka migrācija
  • MT: Migrazzjoni għal raġunijiet ta’ xogħol
  • NL: arbeidsmigratie
  • PL: migracja pracownicza
  • PT: migração laboral
  • RO: migraţie în scop de muncă
  • SK: pracovná migrácia
  • SL: delovna migracija
  • SV: arbetskraftsmigration
  • NO: arbeidsmigrasjon

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Note(s)

Labour migration is addressed by most States in their migration laws. In addition, some States take an active role in regulating outward labour migration and seeking opportunities for their nationals abroad.