Employers want deal on easier redundancy

Employers are prepared to take on a large number of the long-term unemployed if trade unions agree to relax the rules on redundancy, the Financieele Dagblad reports on Wednesday.

The paper quotes ‘trustworthy sources’ close to the annual spring meeting between ministers, unions, employers and local authority officials. The paper says employers have made the offer in an effort to get changes in redundancy laws on the agenda for the meeting.

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