ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2014In January 2014, the government of the Netherlands announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.
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Minimum Salary Requirements for Highly Skilled Workers to Increase in 2014
Effective January 1, 2014, foreign nationals applying for work authorization under the Knowledge Migrant (Kennismigranten) program for highly skilled foreign workers are required to prove higher annual gross minimal salary levels per category as follows:
This legal change by the state is expected to have a negative effect on the willingness of local employers to hire foreign highly-skilled individuals.