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The elements of a modern EU Labour Market – Enrique Fernández-Macías

ENRIQUE FERNÁNDEZ-MACÍAS ENRIQUE FERNÁNDEZ-MACÍAS is of the opinion that a modern labour market agenda in Europe should try to boost job creation by following the high-road model of Nordic economies rather than the employment flexibilisation strategy that has been dominant in recent years. Such an agenda should also openly confront the socioeconomic divergence effect of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), by coordinating employment policies and fostering EU-level redistribution mechanisms. And it should initiate a serious debate about how to reorganise our socioeconomic systems if, as seems increasingly plausible, there is a generalised substitution of human labour by robots in a not so distant future.

Flexible Dutch labour contracts worry Brussels: new report – DutchNews.nl

The European Commission has expressed its concerns about the impact of the rise in flexible employment contracts on the Dutch economy in a new report. While total employment has risen …

What to remember in Dutch Labour Law in 2016

NUMBER OF FIXED-TERM CONTRACTS Hiring the same employee for more than two years on consecutive fixed-term contracts is no longer permitted. After two years of fixed-term contracts, or when a …

Current Dutch Labour Law for managers #1

    The pizza chef’s employment contract was terminated – may he be prevented to work at another restaurant? #dutchlabourlaw Extract Mr Vaničková was employed by a new pizza restaurant in Rotterdam. …