Concern over growth of self-employment in care sector

Netherlands
The CNV Publieke Zaak trade union has expressed concern over the increase in self-employment in the care sector. It is worried not just about the fact that this undermines collective agreements in the sector but that is raises questions about the quality of care being delivered as well. The union says that some workers might be attracted by the idea of working for themselves but should remember that this means making their own pension arrangements and covering their own sickness benefits. CNV wants to meet with health ministry officials to discuss the trend, noting that the matter has already been discussed with the employers. [Read more at > CNV Publieke Zaak (NL)->http://www.cnvpubliekezaak.nl/eCache/DEF/10/140.html]

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