Social Affairs Minister Lodewijk Asscher will contribute 1 million euros to help former Aldel staff and subcontractors find new jobs, according to a letter he wrote to Parliament Friday.
By next year about half a million people will receive a WW allowance, according to the expectations of the benefit authority, UWV.
Nearly half of people over 55 who lose their job are not able to find a new one before their benefit runs out, according to employment agency UWV.
Travel organization Oad has been declared bankrupt on Wednesday. The company says that the bad economical climate and the reduced turnover in the travel branch have caused the bankruptcy.
Oad had to file for bankruptcy since they couldn’t pay their bills and salaries anymore.
Family owned company
The FNV wants quick consultation with Lodewijk Asscher, Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, on the impending mass redundancies at home care organization Sensire. FNV-chairman Ton Heerts said this on Thursday at the Square in front of the House, where FNV and Abvakabo offered the House and Government a report with alternatives to the government cuts.
Amsterdam has identified 2500 ghost citizens during a 2-year investigation of addresses. The investigation of the city also revealed welfare and benefits fraud. This is evident from a coverage on Monday from RTL News.
The municipality compared 58,000 addresses from the municipal administration and addresses of benefits agency UWV. The municipality says that the number of addresses where fraud was determined was rather small, but the fraud amount per address was considerable.