EurWORK European Observatory of Working Life

  • Netherlands: Latest developments in working life Q3 2019

    The need to increase the diversity of the Dutch labour market to tackle labour shortages and challenges in the construction and healthcare sectors are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the Netherlands in the third...
  • Netherlands: Latest developments in working life Q2 2019

    Agreement reached on a new national pension system after nine years of debate and a new package of laws to make the labour market more dynamic are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the Netherlands in the second...
  • Netherlands: Latest developments in working life Q1 2019

    Paternity leave for fathers, uncertainty around the National Climate Accord and ongoing discussions relating to pension reforms are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the Netherlands in the first quarter of 2019....
  • Netherlands: Latest working life developments Q4 2018

    Moves to make the Dutch labour market more balanced and new efforts to encourage people with disabilities to enter the workplace are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the Netherlands in the fourth quarter of 2018....
  • Netherlands: Latest working life developments Q3 2018

    A new law on extending parental leave for partners, new measures to better support people with disabilities who wish to study or work, and a series of strikes over working conditions are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working...
  • Netherlands: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    New policies to improve work–life balance and a rise in permanent contracts are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the Netherlands in the second quarter of 2018. New policies to improve work–life balance Many...
  • Netherlands: Latest working life developments – Q1 2018

    New proposals for workers with disabilities, possible changes to rules on dismissals, and reform of the supplementary pension system are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the Netherlands in the first quarter of...
  • Netherlands: Latest working life developments – Q4 2017

    Employer organisations’ plans for improving working conditions and wages for disabled workers, criticism of the system calculating the pension age, and career advice for older workers are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working...
  • The Netherlands: Latest working life developments – Q3 2017

    Unemployment figures at a six-year low, the minimum wage extended to contract workers, fines for work violations by employment agencies and sustainable employability of workers are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in...
  • Netherlands: Latest working life developments – Q2 2017

    Increase in employment figures and childcare facilities, a rise in the number of accidents in the workplace, initiatives to boost youth employment and new collective agreements are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in...

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