Matthijs van Nieuwkerk signs a so-called code of conduct when he joins RTL. This states, among other things, that the company “strongly prohibits any form of bullying or discriminatory behavior.” If an employee violates the rules, action will be taken.
An RTL spokesperson said this on Friday, following news of Van Nieuwkerk joining the station on January 1.
MediaLane, the production company that will produce Van Nieuwkerk’s first RTL programme, announces mediapacket (which contains guidelines for promoting a socially safe work environment) must never be violated. “We will never tolerate violations of protocols.”
The company, which had previously done programs with Van Newkirk when he was still at the nonprofit, informed all employees of the news on Friday.
“We have a number of people who also work at MediaLane The world goes on in Matisse continues A company spokesperson said: “We have succeeded. We will of course start building the team in the short term, but nothing is known about that yet.” MediaLane recently held discussions with Van Nieuwkerk and RTL about the revelations Volkskrant About the work atmosphere DWDD.
RTL also emphasizes that Van Nieuwkerk must adhere to the Media Charter. In practical terms, this means, among other things, that he must do e-learning about respectful collaboration in the workplace.
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RTL continues to discuss work culture with Van Nieuwkerk
A company spokesperson said: “The rules regarding collaboration and creating a safe working environment apply to everyone who works for RTL.” In addition, discussions will be held with Van Newkirk after the start of the program. “We have intensive and regular contacts with all bidders, and therefore also with Matthias from now on.”
Van Newkirk left the non-profit at the end of 2022 after reports of the working atmosphere at DWDD. Partly in response to those revelations De Volkskrant The Martin van Rijn Commission launched a major investigation into the work culture at Hilversum.
The results are expected to appear at the end of January. Commercial channels, including RTL, are not part of this research.
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