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Social Affairs Minister Henk Kamp says The Netherlands will propose a further two-year delay before allowing Bulgarian and Romanian workers into its labour market.
Until 2014, Bulgarians and Romanians will only be able to work in the Netherlands if they take jobs that no other EU national is able to do.
Such the plan of the Dutch Social Affairs Minister, Henk Kamp, whose proposal is to be discussed in cabinet on Friday, according to Dutch TV.
Since July 1, Bulgarians and Romanians, along with non-EU foreigners, have only been able to obtain work permits in the Netherlands under "exceptional circumstances".
The Netherlands is one of the ten EU member states that have kept job restrictions on citizens of the two countries that joined the EU in 2007.
The others are Belgium, Germany, Ireland, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Austria, the UK and Malta.
From 2014, Bulgarians and Romanians will be free to work in all of the bloc's member states.
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