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) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Mehmet Koksal
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