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Siemens in Hengelo
Nov 17 '17 11:20

German technology company Siemens is closing its branch in Hengelo, which employs 600 people. The closure forms part of a reorganization in Siemens' energy and gas branch that will cost over 6 thousand jobs worldwide, a spokesperson for the company confirmed to NU.nl.

The staff of the Hengelo branch were informed about what is happening at a meeting at stadium Grolsche Veste on Friday morning. The CEO of the division explained the closure via a video link. Whether there will be any forced redundancies, is not yet clear.

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Sep 20 '17 10:10

Tata Steel, the parent company of the steel plant in IJmuiden, and the German ThyssenKrupp are merging their European Steelworks. The two companies expect that the merge will result in the loss of 4 thousand jobs throughout Europe, they said in a joint statement, AD reports.

Half of the jobs will be lost in the production branch and the other half in the administrative branch. The job losses will be distributed evenly across the two companies. The consequences for jobs in the IJmuiden plant, were not specified.

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Jul 31 '17 15:40

Shell may scrap around 400 jobs in the Netherlands, mainly in the Projects & Technology division in Amsterdam and Rijswijk, the oil and gas giant confirmed on Monday. This round of layoffs will be part of measures taken in the last quarter of this year, ANP reports.

Some of the affected employees may be able to continue working in another division at Shell. The precise impact is not yet clear and it still has to be discussed with the central works council and trade unions, the company emphasized.

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Feb 27 '17 11:45

In the next four years PostNL will be cutting another 2 thousand jobs while accelerating the company's transformation into a parcel delivery specialist, the Dutch postal service announced with its annual figures on Monday, ANP reports. Up until the end of 2020 between 500 and 600 full time jobs will disappear annually from the Dutch mail division.

According to CEO Herna Verhagen, there will only be a few forced dismissals. Most employees will be stepping down willingly or reassigned. In the same period 1,600 new jobs will be created in the package division. 

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Oct 6 '16 15:30

Unilever is closing their premises in Vlaardingen by April 2019 as it is opening a new facility in Wageningen. Some of the nearly 800 Vlaardingen jobs will be moved to Wageningen

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Oct 4 '16 15:30

Digitization always comes at the expense of jobs, ING bank CEO Ralph Hamers said to RTL Z. He emphasized that the 7 thousand jobs disappearing from the Benelux are not because of cutbacks.

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Sep 16 '16 09:01

About 2,000 Tata Steel employees gathered to protest against a possible merger between Tata and the German ThyssenKrupp

ABN Amro
Sep 12 '16 12:13

ABN Amro plans to cut up to 1,375 jobs by 2020 in an effort to have the bank work more efficiently and save a structural 200 million euros a year, according to a request for advice the ABN Amro management sent to the works council on Monday

Aug 1 '16 14:35

Fashion chain McGregor is making a restart as Doniger Fashion Group, but at the cost of 200 employees. These are employees whose been working for the fashion house for a long time, Doniger announced on Friday

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Jul 13 '16 09:09

A massive 4 thousand jobs could be lost should Tata Steel merge with German rival ThyssenKrup, union FNV said to RTV Noord-Holland.

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Jul 9 '16 12:31

IBM is scrapping 334 jobs in the Netherlands as part of a reorganization, trade union De Unie announced on its website on Friday. The union calls it a reorganization with forced redundancies.

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Jun 29 '16 15:40

Toy stores Bart Smit and Toys XL will soon undergo name changes, parent company Blokker Holding announced. Both stores will continue under the name Intertoys. Blookker thinks that one toy brand will better serve the customer

Fugro
Feb 26 '16 14:15

Fugro suffered a 373 million euro loss in 2015, mostly due to the low oil and gas market. And as the market shows no signs of improving, more layoffs seem "inevitable", according to CEO Paul van Riel

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Feb 17 '16 08:07

"Disappointment in thousands of capital letters", is how union CNV refers to bankrupt retail chain V&D's collapse after nearly 130 years of business. The 62 V&D stores were closed from Monday. The plan to rescue the in-trouble retailer fell apart on Tuesday. And from Wednesday about 8 thousand employees are out on the street.

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Jan 19 '16 10:29

Erotica chain Christine le Duc is closing 13 of its 26 stores. This means that 40 of the 80 jobs will be lost, but there will not be forced redundancies, the company announced on Monday

Jan 5 '16 09:46

Supermarket chain Jumbo is scrapping 190 of the 925 jobs at headquarters in a reorganization following the Jumbo-C1000 merge. Compulsory redundancies can not be excluded

Oct 14 '15 08:30

Rabobank is planning a drastic reorganization of its workforce, which could lead to between 8 thousand and 10 thousand layoffs in the next four years.

Sep 21 '15 11:26

Cutbacks and reorganization in gas company Nederlandsche Aardolie Maatschappij will lead to 2 thousand layoffs next year, mostly in companies that work with NAM.

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Sep 9 '15 14:18

Yet another Imtech subsidiary - Imtech Industrial Services - has been declared bankrupt. Parts of the company were sold and the buying parties will offer some of the employees a job, but between 200 and 300 of the 900 jobs will be lost, bankruptcy administrator Jeroen Princen

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Jul 3 '15 16:00

V&D has reached an agreement with the unions. The company will not cut its employees' wages, but to make this possible, a reorganisation will be necessary.

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Jun 25 '15 08:39

The Amsterdam city council has a plan to structurally save 65 million euros, which entails maybe cutting 500 jobs. A survey among Amsterdam officials shows that 25 percent of them fear for their jobs, NRC reports.

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Jun 2 '15 09:11

ING Bank will announce hundreds of layoffs at the Dutch headquarters in Amsterdam on Tuesday. These layoffs form part of the reorganization program which was announced in November last year. A total of more than 2,700 jobs will disappear - 1,700 permanent jobs and 1,075 flexible jobs.

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Mar 17 '15 13:04

The Unions CNV and FNV no longer want to negotiate with V&D about the salary cut that the company wants to implement on its staff, because V&D still intends to continue with the appeal against the recent ruling by the court that forbade the cut.

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Mar 3 '15 10:44

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is scrapping at least 600 of the approximately 650 jobs in the Netherlands, NU reports. This was confirmed by Jan de Ruiter, CEO of the Dutch branch, on Tuesday.

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