Information from the Government of The Netherlands
New minimum wage
The government adjusts the amount of the minimum wage twice a year. As of 1 July 2021 there is a new minimum wage.
Testing for coronavirus
If you have symptoms such as a cold, cough, fever or sudden loss of smell or taste, you can get tested to see if you are infected with coronavirus.
‘It’s truly unacceptable that half of the world’s 160 million child labourers are very young’
15-06-2021 | 00:00
According to studies by UNICEF and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), 160 million children worldwide are in child ...
Mandatory quarantine for travellers from more countries with Delta coronavirus variant
14-06-2021 | 16:50
On the advice of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), the Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport ...
Tackling child labour in India: lessons from business
14-06-2021 | 10:40
Niels van den Beucken is financial director at Arte, a Dutch company that sells sustainable granite kitchen worktops. When he ...
Historic funerary vase returned to Italy
09-06-2021 | 11:00
Today the Netherlands is returning a historic funerary vase to Italy. The vase, which is part of the Dutch national collection, ...
Restricting financial flows in the event of subversion of the rule of law
08-06-2021 | 13:00
In order to counter undesirable (foreign) influence and subversion of our Dutch freedoms, democracy and legal order, the Minister ...
Earlier collection of cellular material from suspects for DNA analysis, subject to conditions
08-06-2021 | 07:00
With robust safeguards in place, cellular material could be collected from suspects earlier in the criminal process. If a suspect ...