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Netherlands: Trade Unions, ABU and NBBU reach agreement on new Collective Labour Agreement for Temporary Workers

Following a year of talks, the trade unions FNV, CNV Vakmensen, De Unie and the Dutch Federation of Private Employment Agencies (ABU) and the NBBU (Dutch Association of Mediation and Temporary Employment Companies) reached an agreement on a new Collective Labour Agreement for temporary workers in November 2021. The new Collective Labour Agreement came into effect on 1st of January 2022.

New Federal Government in Germany – New Labour Legislations

 Germany has elected a new federal government, a coalition alliance consisting of the Social Democratic Party, the Free Democratic Party and Alliance 90/The Greens. They have recently published the Coalition treaty, bringing several changes to labour legislations.

Employing a worker in Europe

For businesses and agencies looking to expand globally, Europe has always been considered a great region to build a remote workforce. In this post, we look at a few key items to consider when employing a worker in Europe.

Sweden – Expert Tax Relief extended to 5 Years

As of 2021, new rules regarding “expert tax relief” came into force. Previously, the tax relief itself was only valid for the first 3 years, even if the employment lasted for 5 years. From January 1st, 2021, the tax benefits of a granted Expert Tax Relief can be applied to the whole 5 years.

Setting up a labour leasing company in Austria – What do you need to know?

Austria is a country that has a long tradition with immigration. Although most of the approximately eight million inhabitants are German speaking, most people are proficient in English. Moreover, Austria has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the European Union and due its prospering economy, there are plenty of business and employment opportunities.  

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