Update on Netherlands: Trade union supports recognizing Muslim holiday
CNV scrapped its plans to exchange a Christian vacation day for a Muslim one. The trade union received many negative responses to its plan and according to its president "many people see Whit Monday as part of the Dutch culture."
Source: Telegraaf (Dutch)
Update on Netherlands: Find another way to show respect
The Municipality of Rotterdam refused to accept Enait as Customer Relations Officer. According to them "Gov't officials with a public function can be expected to meet citizens in an equal manner" and "Shaking hands with all clients belongs to the normal manner of dealings in the relationsip Customer Relations Officer - Customer".
Source: AD.nl (Dutch)
See also: Netherlands: More on respect