New rules covering disability benefit (WIA) do not do enough to keep people who are only partially disabled in work, says trade union federation FNV in Wednesday’s Volkskrant.
A test group of 300 claimants showed that only 17% of those who are considered less than 35% disabled are still doing their jobs, the FNV said. This group is not entitled to benefits under the new WIA system, which replaced the WAO in 2006.
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