‘Civil servants are not lazy’

Civil servants do not see themselves reflected in the stereotype of the 9-5 jobsworth, with 85% saying they do overtime, according to a survey by website InOverheid.nl, quoted by the Telegraaf.

Some 52% say they work late at least once a week with 13% claiming to do overtime on a daily basis.
‘All the cutbacks over the past few years mean civil servants have to work harder,’ Xander den Uyl of the Abvakabo civil service union told the paper.

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