heavy workload

Ambulance
Apr 17 '18 09:18

The death of an employee in psychiatric clinic De Kijvelanden last year, was the result of a too high workload and staff shortages, the Inspectorate for Justice and Security concludes in a draft report on the incident. There was also too little supervision on the use of medicines and the rules on letting patients use dangerous objects were not followed, the report reads, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Dec 5 '17 12:11

Teachers at primary schools across the Netherlands will be striking again on Tuesday, December 12th, primary school action group PO in actie announced. The strike will last all day, and parents will have to arrange other care for their children, NOS reports.

Door at Basisschool Oostelijke Eilanden locked due to teacher strike, 5 Oct 2017
Oct 5 '17 07:35

Teacher union AOb thinks that all 6,500 primary schools across the Netherlands will not open today as primary school teachers strike for a higher salary and lower workload. The strike continues, despite reports published on Wednesday night that the new government set an extra 500 million euros aside for primary education. Around 90 percent of primary school teachers are participating in the strike, NOS reports.

"We hardly hear of any schools that will not close. And if we don't get enough money soon, we may close for two days", an AOb spokesperson said to news wire ANP. 

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Dec 13 '16 08:58

Dutch children experience too much pressure around their school work and their work load needs to be reduce, according to Children's Ombudsman Margrite Kalverboer. "Children think they are judged too much on their academic performance. That feeing fits with what adults experience. They suffer from depression and sleep too little." Kalverboer said, AD reports.

Nov 16 '16 12:35

People working in the healthcare and welfare sector experience an above average workload, according to a study by Statistics Netherlands and TNO. They also feel they have less space to organize their work at their own discretion, NU.nl reports.

For this study, the researchers asked workers in various sectors about how they perceive their workload last year.

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Nov 15 '16 09:06

Minister Lodewijk Asscher of Social Affairs and Employment is calling on business leaders and employers to deal better with their employees work stress and help prevent burnouts. He is making 13 million euros in subsidies available to help them do so, the Minister announced at the start of Week of Work Stress in The Hague on Monday. 

easyjet-lineup
Aug 22 '16 07:28

EasyJet is cancelling 14 flights taking off from Amsterdam on Monday due to another pilot strike announced on Sunday night. This is the fourth pilot strike for the Schiphol based easyJet pilots in a short time.

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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

Apr 27 '16 09:53

Schiphol management, security companies and trade unions met on Tuesday to discuss reducing the workload of security staff at the airport in an effort to avoid a strike

Apr 22 '16 10:29

Police officers working at the Safety and Security department are complaining about a too high workload, uncaring superiors and a "culture of fear", according to police union NPB.

Schiphol Airport
Apr 8 '16 09:38

Union FNV is threatening with a security personnel strike at Schiphol airport if something is not done quickly to alleviate the workload on the staff. The union gave the airport until April 26th to make proper arrangements with the security firms and unions.

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Dec 3 '14 11:23

Yesterday in the early morning hours train conductors and drivers had a "staff meeting" to "send a signal" about their complaints about the too short breaks they get between trains.

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