Supreme Court rules on early retirement schemes

After years of struggle over the early retirement scheme (regeling voor vervroegde uittreding or ‘RVU’), the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration (Belastingdienst) has again come away empty-handed. What’s been happening? Following the example set by the Court of Appeal in Den Bosch, the Dutch Supreme Court  ruled on 22...

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Key points Dutch Balanced Labor Market Act

In April, online consultation started on the proposed Balanced Labor Market Act (Wet arbeidsmarkt in balans (“WAB”)). The purpose of the WAB is to improve the balance between permanent and flexible employment contracts. It is the government’s aim for the WAB to enter into force on January 1, 2020....

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Offsetting holiday shortfalls while still employed? No…

Employees are entitled to holidays of at least four times the agreed weekly working hours. For full-time employment, this adds up to 20 days of holiday a year. For part-time employees, for instance working 24 hours a week, the holiday entitlement is reduced pro rata, in that case to...

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Press release – CLINT joins the Littler global platform

From 1 May 2018, CLINT will be a member of the Littler global platform. With more than 1,500 lawyers and eighty offices, Littler is the world’s largest boutique firm focusing on employment law. In addition, Littler is a leader when it comes to developing and integrating technological applications in...

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