With under three weeks until the EU elections, our road trip has arrived in the Transylvania region of Romania, where Euronews reporters Damon Embling and Gabor Tanacs hear from a small business owner about the difficulties of operating in the midst of dramatic emigration.
Our Road Trip team has made its way all the way from Portugal to the Transylvania region of Romania — not looking for vampires, but rather for the voices of European voters.
Diana Oserhan owns Joa clothing company with her husband, based in the small town of Rasnov in the Carpathian Mountains. She says it’s difficult to keep good workers around, and growth has been moving in the wrong direction. Joa has gone from fifteen textile employees to five.
„It is very difficult, because they are not specialised,” she said of the employment pool. „You take them, you teach them how to do things, and they leave, because they feel like abroad is better for them.”
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