Lack of important new skills or know-how among nearly a quarter of Dutch employeesArticles
Lack of important new skills or know-how among nearly a quarter of Dutch employees In 2014 some 23 percent of all Dutch employees lacked new skills and know-how they needed to perform well in their work, including technological and organisational skills and know-how. Employees who indicated this were less satisfied, they are ill more often and they suffer more often from burn-out complaints.
Older employees: more concerned, but also most enthusiastic about their jobArticles
More and more employees in the Netherlands are worried about losing their job.
Victims workplace aggression feel less healthyArticles
Victims of workplace aggression more often report a poor state of health than their colleagues who do not face aggression at work. They are also more dissatisfied with their job and are more often looking for another job
Half of employees experience aggression in the workplaceArticles
Last year, 48 percent of employees in the health care sector had to cope with workplace aggression, versus 33 percent of all employees.
Few strike days in 2009Articles
Last year, 25 strikes were organized in the Netherlands. The number of lost working days involved was the lowest since 1985.
Groups of youths cause most neighbourhood problemsArticles
Trouble caused by groups of youths in the streets, drug users, inconsiderate neighbours and harassment: in 2008 one sixth of the Dutch population reported that they experienced at least one of these problems in the area where they lived.