Uzbeks are offered jobs in Russian companies. Drivers, crane operators, fitters, electricians, bulldozer drivers, cooks are especially in demand.
Selection is being held in various districts of Uzbekistan among those who want to go to work in Russia. Individuals are registered depending on what work they can do. Their level of knowledge of Russian language is a primary factor. The provisional lists will be formed by February, after which the procedure for sending workers to Russia will be clear.
The Agency for External Labor Migration is also offering many jobs in Russia, mostly in the construction industry. According to the Agency's Telegram channel, Uzbek workers are being offered a salary of up to 100,000 rubles (USdeployed$ 1,300) (for example for bricklayer jobs). The average salary in Moscow is said to be 64,000 rubles (US$ 850).
The agency also offered jobs to Uzbek jobseekers stationed in Russia and reminded that job can be easily found MIGRANT SERVICE app. This app may be downloaded from the Play Market store.
Labour shortage hit Russia as migrants returned home during nationwide lockdown. Russian businesses have since warned of labor shortages in key industries like construction — which is booming thanks to a government-backed cheap mortgage scheme — as a result of the fall in migration and groups are lobbying for Russia to create schemes to facilitate the return of potential workers.