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Seven countries want fair rules for posted workers in EU

Seven European countries want to see fair rules on posted workers in the EU. Besides the Netherlands, they are Austria, Belgium, ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 00:00

Minister Asscher to consider Dutch language and culture courses for foreign imams

Minister of Social Affairs and Employment Lodewijk Asscher has written to the House of Representatives today to announce that he ...

News item | 03-06-2015 | 11:58

Child benefit for entire Caribbean Netherlands

Child benefit is being introduced in Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba. Following a proposal by Jetta Klijnsma, State Secretary for ...

News item | 24-04-2015 | 16:38

New pension rules for self-employed people on social assistance benefit

Self-employed people without employees who have average pension savings will not need to eat into their pension capital before ...

News item | 17-04-2015 | 18:03

Government to make it easier for pensioners to remain in employment

It will be easier for pensioners to remain in employment if they wish. At present they often have to work through a temporary ...

News item | 31-10-2014 | 12:58

Government initiates termination of social security treaty with Morocco

The government has decided to terminate the Netherlands' social security treaty with Morocco. This decision was prompted by the ...

News item | 10-10-2014 | 18:50

Better safety monitoring at residential institutions and boarding schools

The government aims to introduce new statutory rules for all residential institutions and boarding schools, including those ...

News item | 03-10-2014 | 15:55

More about changes in the basic civic integration exam for those abroad

The form of the basic civic integration exam is going to change. The main change is that the exam will no longer be taken by ...

News item | 22-09-2014 | 14:54

Cabinet strengthens integrated approach to jihadism and radicalisation

There is no place in the Netherlands for hate speech or for extremism. The jihadist movement goes against everything that our ...

News item | 29-08-2014 | 09:16

Focus on work in civic integration exam

From 1 January 2015, the civic integration examination will contain a stronger focus on work. The Government wants to get more ...

News item | 27-06-2014 | 16:05