Migrants in Italy more likely to have permanent jobs

Rome, July 16 (IANS/AKI) A higher proportion of migrants have permanent job contracts than Italians and people from the European Union, according to a new government report.

A total 39 percent of migrants from outside the European Union have perment employment contracts, compared to 17 percent of Italians and 21 percent of people from the EU, the report found.

The report, commissioned by Italy's welfare ministry, was presented Monday.

Two percent of non-Italian workers from the EU have apprenticeship contracts, compared to 2.7 percent of migrants from outside the EU.

Around six percent of foreign workers are employed through agencies, while only two percent have consultancy contracts, according to the report.

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