Netherlands - Large home care agency goes bust - March 31, 2016

The large TSN home care agency was declared bankrupt with the loss of thousands of jobs. The company is making a ‘structural loss’ and management said there is no ‘real prospect’ of providing home help services in a financially responsible way. Some 4,500 of TSN’s 12,000 workers have been taken over by other home help agencies but the fate of the remaining staff is unclear. Trade union FNV is worried that the partial takeover will lead to serious losses of workers’ rights. The union announced strikes in case this would happen.

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