Austria and Germany opens up labour market for 2004-joined member states

As of today also Hungarian citizens along with other countries that joined the EU in 2004 are free to take jobs in Austria and Germany as they open up their job markets for this group of people.
According to EU statistics there were 20 000 jobs for offer in Austria and 400 000 in Germany in the recent days. The two countries kept the maximum 7 year restriction on the free flow of workers from these EU countries. The other member states had already earlier liftet their restrictions on their labour markets. As of today it is also possible to freely take on jobs in Switzerland. Even though the country is not a member of the European Union several bilateral agreements tie the country to the EU, MTV news reported today.