The largest companies using the NOW system include KLM, Booking.com and the NS. The travel industry has been hit hard by the crisis and employs tens of thousands of people. On the List There are also dozens of travel agencies and tour operators who saw their revenues dry up due to the Corona crisis, but had to stay in operation.
The fact that KLM is the largest user of the NOW program is no surprise: the company is one of the largest private employers in the Netherlands.
Although the publication of the data raises the necessary privacy issues, the UWV notes that “the government wants to be as transparent as possible about the use of public funds.” According to UWV, anyone who requests NOW support for their employees agrees with the publication of certain data.
In addition, the amounts referred to are the amounts requested and not necessarily the amounts paid.