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More Dutch people work two jobs

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Statistics Netherlands announced that last year 467 thousand employees had two jobs. The share of second-job holders has risen to 7.6...

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Growing number of Dutch young people are working in small jobs

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One in nine people employed in the Netherlands work less than twelve hours a week, according to recent figures released by Statistics...

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Dutch unemployment further down. More people finding work in the Netherlands

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Statistics Netherlands (CBS) announced today that unemployment has fallen for the third month in a row. More people recently found work....

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Young women are now earning more than men

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According to Statistics Netherlands, the pay gap between men and women has quietly shrunk. Women in their 20s now have higher hourly wages...

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150 thousand Dutch couples work together

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Nearly 150 thousand couples are working together in the Netherlands according to figures released by Statistics Netherlands. On 14...

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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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One third of Dutch employees deal with aggressive people at work

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Victims of workplace aggression more often report a poor state of health than their colleagues who do not face aggression at work. They...

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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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Unemployment rises again in the Netherlands

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More people in the Netherlands are looking for work, according to Statistics Netherlands. Unemployment has risen again since the summer of...

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