This study presents the results of research on blue-collar worker demand in companies operating within the Walbrzych Special Economic Zone. The analysis addresses general employment size and structure issues in 2006 as well as the projected level of recruitment and layoffs for the 2007-2010 period. In line with the Zone's present and foreseeable future production structure, employee demand is concentrated on blue-collar workers, especially skilled workers. Optimistic predictions on the part of employers pertaining to changes in overall employment figures for the 2007-2010 period correspond with a very favorable appraisal of employment effects within the Zone during the ten years of its operations to date.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.