Rehabilitation, corona and wage payment rules

Restrictive COVID-19 measures are affecting the evaluation of employers’ rehabilitation efforts. The Employee Insurance Agency (UWV) is aware that – because of COVID-19 – it is not always possible to do enough in the rehabilitating process. That said, it is not an excuse for employers to stop their rehabilitation...

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NOW update: easing of the rules

Last week, Minister Koolmees sent a letter to the Lower House (click here, Dutch only), confirming an expansion of the temporary Emergency Bridging Measure for Job Opportunities (the “NOW”). Expansion Briefly, the NOW effectively means that businesses that suffer a drop of at least 20% in their revenue over...

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