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Balanced Labour Market Act sent to Lower House

Minister Koolmees sent the bill for the Balanced Labour Market Act (“WAB”) to the Lower House on 9 November 2018. The aim of the WAB is to improve the balance between fixed and flexible employment contracts. We explained the key points of the WAB in a previous blog.  The...

Check out Littler’s first annual European survey!

Check out Littler’s first annual European survey on which legal and HR issues are having the greatest impact on the workplace. It is based on survey responses from over 800 C-suite executives, HR professionals, and in-house counsel across Europe. You can find the key results in the Europe 2018...

Does company car become term of employment over time?

Terms of employment are usually set out in an individual or collective employment contract or in separate terms and conditions of employment. That a term of employment can also however come into existence over time was confirmed in a recent judgment  of the Midden-Nederland District Court. Facts The employee...

Dismissal due to illness during probationary period allowed?

Does dismissal of an employee who is incapacitated due to an occupational accident on the penultimate day of his or her probationary period amount to prohibited dismissal due to chronic illness or disability or a conflict with good employment practices? This question featured in a recent case heard at...