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Netherlands – Court rules Deliveroo riders are not self-employed

An Amsterdam court ruled this week in two separate cases, that riders working for human cloud food delivery firm Deliveroo are not self-employed and are entitled to the same pay and benefits as an employee. The case could have a significant impact for gig economy workers in the Netherlands. In 2017, Deliveroo announced that it…

TecLine seeks the borders of Europe

Almost all branches run into an overheated labor market. Also the technical sector. TecLine supplies flexible staff, more and more from Central and Eastern Europe. But there too the labor market is changing … Higher wages The technical sector is broad. Whether it concerns installation companies or shipyards, the food industry or water extraction and…

Web application makes selection of foreign personnel easy

In the technical sector work many foreigners. People who have received training in their country and have gained experience. How do we translate these into competency profiles that make it easier for employers to choose? Clear competency profiles We often work with thick packs of foreign CVs. Even if they have been translated into Dutch…

Germany – Labour market forecasted to improve due to increase in employment

Germany’s labour market is predicted to see an improvement this year along with a rise in employment as well as record labour force numbers, according to the latest forecast from the Institute of Employment Research (IAB). The IAB stated that this year, the number of people in employment will rise to 44.94 million, which is…

GERMANY – EMPLOYEES WORK MORE HOURS IN Q3 2017

The data corresponds with research that showed employment in Germany rose 1.5% during the third quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter last year. “The upward trend in the volume of work is due to the rapidly increasing number of employees,” Enzo Weber, head of the IAB Research Division, Forecasts and Macroeconomic Analysis, said….

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