After five years of decreasing, the number of "rapid growth" companies in the Netherlands is back on the rise. Last year there were 7,460 rapid growth companies in the Netherlands, an increase of 10 percent compared to the previous year, Statistics Netherlands reported on Friday.
Polish migrant workers are still being exploited in the Netherlands, according to research foundation SOMO. Based on conversations with over a hundred Polish workers, the foundation concluded that they face harassment and threats and are forced to work overtime without extra pay
Employment agencies looking for job candidates have to include at least one person over the age of 50 in the interviewees they send to their clients, according to employment agencies ABU and NBBU
The top earners at the 1,000 largest companies in the Netherlands on average earn six times more than an average worker, according to calculations done by Statistics Netherlands after looking at the five top earners per company.
The Dutch Federation of Private Employment Agencies (ABU), the Dutch Association of Mediation and Employment Agencies (NBBU), and SNCU have joined forces to fight the increasing labor exploitation and underpayment in the Netherlands.