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Dutch employees too scared to call in sick?

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Fear of unemployment has led to a sizeable reduction in the number of sick days taken by Dutch employees this year. The sickness absence...

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One in three employees are working from home in the Netherlands

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Over the past years, the share of employees working from home has risen to nearly one in three in 2012 according to figures released by...

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More than half of Dutch employees commute to work

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At the end of 2011, nearly 56 percent of employees did not work in their municipality of residence. Larger cities in particular attract...

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145 thousand employees in the Netherlands earn 100 thousand euros or more

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In 2011, the average annual wage of employees per job was 31 thousand euros; 145 thousand employees in the Netherlands annually earned 100...

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Hiring Foreign Workers Is Getting Harder For Dutch Employers

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As from next year it will become less easy for Dutch employers to hire employees from outside the European Union. For example, a work...

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Older workers in the Netherlands think about working longer

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Dutch employees aged 55 to 64 years are considering that they will continue in their current work until the age of 64.7 years on average....

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Boring Jobs Bad for Your Health, Study Finds

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Have a boring job can be bad for health, say psychiatrists. Bored office workers are turning to coffee and chocolate to lighten up their...

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US the largest foreign employer in the Netherlands

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The United States is the largest ‘foreign employer’ accounting for 3.6 percent of employees in the Netherlands. In the EU, French and...

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Unnecessary administrative work affecting employee productivity

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Administrative work, commuting problems and dysfunctional colleagues appears to put an increasing burden on many Dutch employees and...

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