Netherlands -Consequences of labour reform discussed -June 23, 2013

The planned labour reform that passed the upper house of the parliament with a large majority has to provide temporary and freelance workers with greater protection, ensure equal treatment and compulsory procedures in redundancy and tackle ‘sham’ employment arrangements more effectively.

The planned labour reform that passed the upper house of the parliament with a large majority has to provide temporary and freelance workers with greater protection, ensure equal treatment and compulsory procedures in redundancy and tackle ‘sham’ employment arrangements more effectively. In a statement the Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging (FNV, or Dutch Trade Union Federation) described the law ‘as an important step in ending the excesses and false structures in the labour market’.

English: http://www.equaltimes.org/are-the-dutch-labour-reforms ...   

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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