On 5 July 2022, a proposal for a ‘Work Where You Want' Act was adopted by the Dutch House of Representatives. The proposal was subjected to a great deal of criticism...
The minimum wage will increase by 10.15% as of 1 January 2023.
Differences in wages for the same work happen more often to this day than we think, although by law, men and women must be paid the same salary if they hold the same position and have equivalent work experience.
Can an employee's poor attitude and communication style be a reason to terminate their employment? A court in the Netherlands has ruled it can.
In this episode, Jasper Hoffstedde and Dennis Veldhuizen shed light on the works council's purpose and added value in the decision-making process.
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On 1 July 2022, the government of the Netherlands increased the national gross minimum wage...
Jasper Hoffstedde and Fleur van Lieshout of Littler's Amsterdam office discuss the termination clause in Dutch employment agreements.
Jasper Hoffstedde and Eric van Dam of Littler's Amsterdam office discuss non-compete clauses in Dutch employment agreements. A non-compete clause may be agreed upon in writing in indefinite-term...
The distinction between internships and employment is not always clear. Two recent cases in the Netherlands tackled this issue.
Equal opportunity in the job market is not yet a given for everyone in the Netherlands; discrimination when recruiting and selecting new employees still occurs.
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As a result of the sudden and unprecedented lockdown at the beginning of 2020 in one country after the other, most employees had to rush home and work from there.
A Dutch court has ruled an employer was justified in dismissing an employee who took on outside work when she had been declared unfit for normal duties and was doing a phased return to work from home.
As of August 1, 2022, it will be more difficult for employers in the Netherlands to prohibit employees from working for other employers.
NAVEX's new eBook on the top 10 risk and compliance trends for 2022 predicts that while the EU Whistleblower Directive is a step forward in moving member states towards minimum standards on...
A recent sub-district court decision in the Netherlands dealt with the limits of an employee's freedom of expression. In this case, an intensive care nurse at the Elisabeth-Tweesteden Hospital (ETZ)...
A sales adviser of an exclusive car dealer proved to be overly enthusiastic when he confided to a customer, in a phone call during working hours, ...
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Following the resurgence of the coronavirus in early November 2021, contact restriction measures were again introduced as of 12 November 2021.
Dutch lawmakers recently introduced a bill that would make it possible for employers to require a "corona pass" from employees, self-employed workers and volunteers in some cases, indicating their COVID-19 vaccination status.