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Germany – Employment rate for migrants improving, temporary work a key driver for refugees

The state of employment for immigrants in Germany has shown improvement in the past ten years, with the employment rate for foreign-born workers increasing from 59% in 2006 to 67% in 2017, according to a study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The study looked at the progress in the integration of immigrants…

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…

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