British budget Airline, EasyJet, is expanding their routes to vacation destinations at a rapid rate. The airline announced on Wednesday that flights from Amsterdam's Schiphol to Ibiza, Spain, Corfu, Greece and Palermo, Italy will be available from June 2015.
Amsterdam is initiating a six-month trial of 425 city-subsidized jobs next year. The goal is for each subsidy to lead to a full-time unsubsidized job, with a third of the subsidies earmarked for young people with limited work experience.
British budget airline EasyJet will offer six new destinations for passengers traveling from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The airline will likely take passengers between Amsterdam and 25 different locations when they open up their new base at Schiphol next spring.
Deputy PM Lodewijk Asscher has expressed fears that robots will increasingly be able to take over tasks historically performed by people, leading to a future rise in unemployment. Robots could replace cleaners, warehouse employees and even taxi drivers, according to Asscher.
Second estimates of the economic growth in The Netherlands from the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reveals that the economy is growing faster than thought, with 0.7 percent growth in the second quarter over the first. This growth is 0.2 percent greater than estimated in August. The CBS puts the growth down to exports.
Google is investing €600 million into the construction of a massive data center in the Eemshaven, which will bring more than 1000 new jobs to Groningen, of which 150 permanent, Het Parool reports.
Over seven hundred jobs will disappear from the prison system reveals an internal Ministry of Security and Justice memorandum, uncovered by De Telegraaf. This in addition to closing nineteen prisons in 2013, and a loss of 2000 jobs.
Russia's boycott on The Netherlands will cost the country more than €300 million, according to The Netherlands Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS).
The recent figures from the Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) show that the recover after the crisis in The Netherlands is definite, but "fragile", Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem says.
In the next five years, another 15,000 jobs will disappear in the finance sector according to a report from benefits agency UWV. Despite the growing economy, the job market in the financial sector is not healthy.
King Willem-Alexander will officially open the car factory from VDL Nedcar today. After the company, which produced Mitsubishi vehicles, closed in 2012, VDL became the new owner. The plant has now been refurbished, and will now be rolling out BMW's Minis.
British price fighter airline easyJet has come to terms with Schiphol to create a base of operations at the Dutch airport. The company plans to permanently maintain at least three aircraft in Amsterdam, a move the company says will create 400 jobs in the Netherlands.
Coalition party VVD has said that the jobs plan presented by labour unions earlier this week is an "idiotic" plan that destroys jobs, and is therefore unspeakable. VVD-faction president Halbe Zijlstra says in an interview with De Telegraaf that the PvdA should also take distance from the proposals.
The Netherlands is one of the first countries in the EU taking on the new international guideline for national accounts.This influences already-published macro-economic figures and also earlier estimations of the economic growth in the first quarter, the Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS) reports.
Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp wants to grant PostNL the permission needed to close 1,500 of the 2,500 company-run service points, according to newspaper De Stentor.
Dutch retail giant Ahold has announced plans to cut 210 roles within the company. The move comes as an effort to “streamline the organization’s head office functions as part of its Simplicity program,” the company said, which is aimed at reducing costs by €600 million from 2012 to 2014.
Ahold hopes to improve efficiency of support roles at the head office in Zaandam, which will lay-off 130 of its 1500 workers. The other 80 job cuts will come from “vacancies, temporary contracts, and natural attrition.”
Northern Randstad cities as places to live seem to be growing in popularity compared to the rest of The Netherlands. According to the newest edition of the annual Atlas for Municipalities, presented today, Amsterdam and Utrecth are among the most attractive cities on the list.
Around 20,000 new jobs are expected to be available in 2015, when the growing economy will start showing signs of employment opportunities.
The number of workers with flexible working times, including freelancers or temps, will increase rapidly in the coming years. According to research from TNO, last year one in four workers were part time workers. This number will increase in 2020 to amount to possible one third of the total work force.
Branch trade unions will present proposals before the Summer that will encourage job growth through tax reductions on labour. They are thinking of a sum of €1 billion.
The PvdA in a new action plan wants to combat unemployment in the Netherlands with manufacturing jobs, support for job seekers with starting a business, and filling the 100,000 open vacancies.
For the second year in a row, the amount of children attending day care in the Netherlands has dropped.
An unemployed Dutchman made a website highlighting his difficulties and he was flooded with job offers.
Niek Gooren is a multimedia designer, and now he is doing a job. He created a website with funny pictures and information about himself, NRC said.