Archive category: Working Conditions Act

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...

Broader powers for Works Council: right of consent under Arbowet in 2017?

Last week we addressed the broadening of the Works Council’s right of consent in the field of pensions. That’s not the end of the matter as far as the Lower House of the Dutch Parliament is concerned. It recently adopted a proposed amendment to the Arbowet (Working Conditions Act)...