employees

Feb 1 '17 15:50

The PvdA wants to give employees in the Netherlands the right to be unreachable to their boss and colleagues outside of working hours - no more answering a quick work email during dinner time, if PvdA leader Lodewijk Asscher has his way, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Jan 4 '17 11:10

Compliments on work well done do not only make employees happier, it also makes them work harder, according to research from the University of Maastricht. Complimenting only the best performers in the department increases the work tempo similar to a compliment to the whole department. While giving a complement to only one or two people in the department, prompts the workers who were not complimented to work harder, AD reports.

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Jun 8 '16 16:00

Many employers want to get rid of arrangements that ensure their employees have a healthy and safe work environment, says trade union FNV. According to the union, numerous sectors have problems with too heavy workloads, but employers thwart attempts to rectify this

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May 24 '16 09:26

Freelancers experience less pressure at work and are less likely to burnout than employees who work for a boss. They are also more enthusiastic about their work, find their jobs more varied and want to retire later than employees, according to a study done by TNO and Statistics Netherlands.

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Apr 28 '16 11:15

Wage increases for Dutch employees was lower than was economically justified last year, according to a study by Dutch central bank DNB. The low salary increases put workers' purchasing power under pressure, which is damaging to the Netherlands' economy

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Feb 16 '15 14:11

The employees of V&D and La Place are willing to accept a 2 percent wage cut, the lawyer for FNV and CNV said in the summary proceedings before the Amsterdam court this morning, AD reports

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Nov 5 '14 09:04

A study done by the Social and Cultural Planning Bureau (SCP) shows that one in six self employed people are living below the poverty line.

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Oct 27 '14 09:20

According to sources in Paris, the management of Air France KLM has to seriously intervene in the French-Dutch company to avoid technical bankruptcy. "The coming weeks are crucial for survival."

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Jul 30 '14 15:40

Dutch shop chain Hema no longer wants to pay employees for taking short breaks. According to a request of assent that the Hema has sent to the workers councils of bakeries, distribution centers and shop chains, breaks are to go the way of lunch hours, which Hema is already not paying for.

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Jun 6 '14 15:19

Sanoma is selling of 19 magazine titles to New Skool Media, the Finnish publisher announces today. The sale also means that 93 employees are moving over to New Skool, who retain their current terms of employment and social plan.

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May 7 '14 15:19

Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris must compensate for its workers according to the old contract. The company says that this means the severance pay for the affected workers is about 30 percent higher than via the current valid calculation method.

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May 6 '14 16:20

The number of minimum wage jobs rose slightly in the 2008-2012 period, according to the Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS). Mostly young people between 20 and 30 years of age are taking on these jobs.

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Apr 7 '14 08:50

A few days before the mass-axing of more than 1,200 employees at the Philip Morris cigarette factory in Bergen op Zoom, the company organized a party for the workers, the AD reports.

Mar 18 '14 10:39

The Rotterdam bookshop of the bankrupt Polare chain may survive. A group of Polare employees announced on Monday that they have managed to collect enough money to take over the shop. It will be established on the Coolsingel under its old name, Donner, the Telegraaf reports.

Apr 15 '13 17:05

Two men robbed an armored car in Alphen aan den Rijn, in the province of South Holland. They took an unknown amount of money and fled on a grey scooter.

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