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As of 1 November 2014 the basic civic integration exam for those abroad will change

The changes primarily lie in the way in which the exam is taken. Whereas the exam is currently taken by telephone, as of 1 ...

News item | 21-05-2014 | 17:11

Equal pay for equal work is top priority for EU, says Asscher

Ensuring equal pay for equal work for workers in the same country will be one of the most important tasks facing the next ...

News item | 09-05-2014 | 16:02

OECD report on the job market for older workers sent to Parliament

On 16 April Minister of Social Affairs and Employment Asscher presented the report ‘Ageing and Employment Policies: Netherlands ...

News item | 16-04-2014 | 14:26

Government obliges companies to involve works councils in executive pay

Large companies with 50 or more employees will soon be obliged to disclose what their senior managers earn relative to ordinary ...

News item | 07-03-2014 | 15:02

Phased disclosure of inspection data

The Cabinet has approved a proposal by Minister of Social Affairs and Employment Lodewijk Asscher to release reliable and ...

News item | 21-02-2014 | 15:40

Municipalities to pilot ‘participation statements’ for newcomers to the Netherlands

Municipalities are to start pilot projects with 'participation statements' for newcomers to the Netherlands. The statements will ...

News item | 19-12-2013 | 19:37

Polish and Dutch labour inspectorates sign agreement on cooperation

The Dutch Social Affairs and Employment Inspectorate and the Polish National Labour Inspectorate have concluded an agreement on ...

News item | 18-12-2013 | 18:51

Bussemaker wants strong ties between international students and the Netherlands

Bussemaker international students nuffic

News item | 25-11-2013 | 16:44

Parliament considers bill introducing combined residence and work permit

Today the Single Residence and Work Permit Bill was presented to the House of Representatives. The single permit (GVVA) will give ...

News item | 02-10-2013 | 14:41

New to the Netherlands?

Are you from the European Union, and do you want to live and work in the Netherlands? Then this brochure is for you!

News item | 30-08-2013 | 14:51