Impact of the recession on age management policies - Case study: KPN, the Netherlands

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22 January 2012
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In the Netherlands, until 2008 workers over the age of 52 were entitled to additional holiday entitlements of one day a week. However, as part of the efforts to make employing older staff more attractive to companies, the trade unions agreed that in some sectors older workerRead more
In the Netherlands, until 2008 workers over the age of 52 were entitled to additional holiday entitlements of one day a week. However, as part of the efforts to make employing older staff more attractive to companies, the trade unions agreed that in some sectors older workers should lose their preferential age-related benefits, such as additional holidays. Instead, employers were encouraged to invest more in education and training. A résumé is available.
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