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Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
This is the national contribution to the CAR on self-employed workers in the Netherlands. In this national contribution information is provided on self-employed workers in relation to (1) legal provisions and social security, (2) recent trends in self-employment with no employees, (3) collective representation and collective bargaining and (4)...
report 2009
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Gouw, P. (author)
Based on two consecutive studies (the Netherlands Working Condition Survey (NEA), TNO), a review (Discrimination Monitor, SCP) and literature it is concluded that non-western migrants experience more labour market problems than western migrants. In general non-western migrants experience more discrimination in the workplace, recruitment and...
report 2009
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Klein Hesselink, J. (author)
The second evaluation of the Dutch Flexibility and Security Act indicates that in 2006 employers were more inclined to offer employees a new temporary contract after the first one ended, as compared to 2001 when they were unsure about the consequences of the new law and were more likely to offer the workers a permanent contract. The act has also...
report 2009
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Klein Hesselink, J. (author)
The aim is to obtain a fuller insight into differences in working time across the European Union and into developments in average hours worked both in total and by specific sections of the work force in the Netherlands over the preceding years. The general concern is to investigate the factors underlying the changes that are observed in the...
report 2009
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Hooftman, W. (author)
Long-term work absence is an issue of concern among employers and employees in the Netherlands. Disparities between occupations in terms of sick leave cannot be explained by differences in the characteristics of the workers, the job, the company or the working conditions. After adjusting for these factors, occupation remains an independent...
report 2009
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Kwantes, J.H. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Klein Hesselink, J. (author)
In the Netherlands, the information, consultation and participation of workers concerning health and safety in SMEs is scarce. In addition to this, the expertise available to management on OSH issues in SMEs is less compared to larger firms.
report 2010
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Venema, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
report 2010
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Hooftman, W. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Occupations involving ‘heavy work’ may be exempt from the proposal by the Dutch government to increase the retirement age from 65 to 67 years. The concept of heavy work is multi-dimensional; it should not be solely about physically heavy work but should at least also take account of the psychosocial workload. It will be difficult to identify...
report 2010
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Klein Hesselink, J. (author)
Small non-standard forms of employment contracts are becoming more and more accepted in The Netherlands. Four specific groups are identified: students who earn (part of) an income next to their study; women with care obligations; older employees (45-65) losing their regular job; and retired workers (55-65) who want to stay active or earn an...
report 2010
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Venema, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
report 2010
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Venema, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
report 2010
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de Vroome, E. (author)
Sickness absence in the Netherlands is monitored by TNO primarily by means of the Netherlands Working Conditions Survey among about 23,000 employees each year. Information on working conditions is also collected by means of a biennial survey among some 5,000 employers. The level of sickness absence in 2008 was 4.1% and it has slightly declined...
report 2010
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Venema, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
report 2010
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), van der Klauw, M. (author), Venema, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
report 2010
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
According to the findings of the Netherlands Working Conditions Survey 2009, social support by colleagues and supervisors, the number of conflicts and the prevalence of workplace violence strongly determine the social climate at work. All these factors appear to be important when people are applying for a job or considering staying in a job...
report 2010
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Klein Hesselink, J. (author)
report 2010
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Venema, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
report 2010
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Screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in the general population is discussed in many countries because of the benefits of carotid endarterectomy in the three trials. Many factors influence the cost-effectiveness of screening. These factors are the prevalence of carotid stenosis, the costs of the screening tool, the sensitivity and...
doctoral thesis 2010
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other 2011
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Grünell, M. (author), Houtman, I. (author)
report 2011
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