Archive category: coronavirus

Working from home: blessing or curse?

We’re now in the second week of enforced home quarantine. Together – leaving aside a few beach trippers and recreational walkers – we’re all doing our bit to halt the spread of coronavirus after the government urged employers to allow their employees to work from home where possible. At...

Coronavirus – possible wage relief for employers

Increasing numbers of employers are applying to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment for permits to apply reductions in working hours (in Dutch: Werktijdverkorting, “WTV”) arising from Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the resulting government measures. If they have such a permit, employers can then apply to the Employee Insurance...

Coronavirus toolkit for employers in the Netherlands

Over the past few days, the Netherlands has been hit by a number of coronavirus outbreaks. The coronavirus has a direct impact on the workplace. How should employers and employees deal with the coronavirus? CLINT I Littler has collected the most import questions and answers for you and set...