The mission of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment is to foster a socially and economically vigorous position for the Netherlands in Europe, with work and income security for everyone. The Minister and State Secretary are responsible for labour market policy, including migration and the free movement of workers, benefits and re-integration, income policy, work-life balance, and policy on working conditions and inspection.
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment
Evening closures and stricter measures during the day
26-11-2021 | 19:11
The number of people testing positive for coronavirus has never been as high as during the past few weeks. Access to healthcare ...
End of support package for jobs and economy
30-08-2021 | 00:00
With effect from 1 October, the government will discontinue the generic support measures that have helped the Dutch economy as ...
Support package for jobs and economy to be continued in third quarter
27-05-2021 | 16:45
The outlook for economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic is positive and the virus appears to be on the wane. However, there ...
Support and recovery package substantially expanded
21-01-2021 | 17:47
The government is substantially expanding its support package for jobs and the economy. Vaccination has begun, opening up ...
NCTV Threat Assessment: Attack in the Netherlands imaginable, with loners primary threat
15-10-2020 | 08:42
There are currently individuals in the Netherlands who are radicalising or are already highly radicalised, and who may pose a ...
Government extends coronavirus support for jobs and the economy into 2021
28-08-2020 | 15:00
Coronavirus is continuing to affect employment and the economy and the recession is unlikely to end very soon. The government has ...