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10 July 2018

The flex factor: temporary contracts on the rise in the Netherlands

(From ec.europa.eu ) In the Netherlands, ‘flexwerk’ refers to work carried out under a flexible employment contract. The hours and the place of work depend on the employer’s need and may vary from week to week and season to season. More than a third of employees work on a flexible basis, a quarter of them under a temporary contract. Private employment agencies play an important role in matching employers with suitable jobseekers. “During an economic crisis in the 1980s, flexible working became a chance for mainly young unemployed people to find work,” explains EURES National Adviser Mathilde...
12 February 2016

High-Level Conference on steel and other energy-intensive industries

Published : Fri, 12 Feb 2016 On Monday 15 February, European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen and Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska are hosting a High-Level Conference in Brussels on energy-intensive industries.