Author: Alba Santos Cloux

What is the current situation of racism in the Netherlands?

For Anna, applying for a job has always been different than for her friends. Instead of requesting a job with only one resume, she always applies with one resume with the surname of her dad, who is from Nigeria, and another one with the surname of her mom, who is from the Netherlands. “It already happened four times that I get invited for the same job with my mom’s surname rather than with my dad’s,” explains Anna Nwankwo.

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Delivery drivers: freelances or slaves?

Delivery companies defend that delivery drivers are self-employed and have the freedom to choose when, how much and where they want to work, however, the reality is that riders have become “the new slaves of society, but in this case, the orders are given by an App,” explains the labour lawyer Alberto Bartret.

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