Press releases

Press releases

20 March 2020

Due to the Corona virus, the Working Time Reduction (WTR) permits were applied for en masse. These became so many that the scheme was no longer feasible. The government has therefore withdrawn the Reduction of Working Time scheme and is introducing the temporary measure Emergency Fund Bridging Employment (EFBE). Consultations are currently being held on the implementation of this scheme. The main features of this scheme are already known.