Archive category: illness

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...

Secondment provisions; consigned to history?

The secondment provision has been established practice in secondment circles for some time. This provision applies as a matter of course to secondment workers who have worked for the secondment agency for a period of fewer than 78 weeks unless its application is specifically excluded in writing. The provision...

Reintegration obligations violated? – dismissal!

Sooner or later, every employer is confronted with an employee’s absence due to illness. This is obviously unfortunate for the employee, but has significant consequences for the employer as well: work accumulates, the employee’s colleagues come under additional pressure and costs increase – all good reasons to enable the...