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Ton Wilthagen: inclusive labor market needs investing

Published: 16th February 2021 Last updated: 16th February 2021

The Participation Act has put an end to sheltered workshops. Nowadays a majority of parliament members are in favor of a network of social development companies that should help people with a distance to the labor market find permanent work. This requires a two billion euros investment from the government. In the Nieuwsuur broadcast of February 15, 2021, Tilburg Labor Market professor Ton Wilthagen argues that if the government is serious about an inclusive labor market, this investment is more than necessary. Even in times of crisis.