Netherlands - Many agency workers can’t make ends meet - October 31, 2019

The Christian Trade Union Confederation (CNV, Christelijk Nationaal Vakverbond) concludes in a survey that one in three people employed through a temporary employment agency needs a second job. Almost half find it difficult to make ends meet. Six in 10 of the interviewed people said they would rather have a permanent job. Staffing agency workers are no longer being used to replace sick workers or take up the slack in peak periods but have become a structural part of the workforce.

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For more information, please contact Paul de Beer or Oana Ciuca, De Burcht (Scientific Bureau for the Dutch Trade Union Movement) p.t.debeer@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Mehmet Koksal mkoksal@etui.org.
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