Obstructive Works Council member; red card?

Pursuant to the Dutch Works Councils Act (Wet op de ondernemingsraden, “DWCA”), the sub-district court can exclude a Works Council (“WC”) member from all or several of the Works Council’s activities. Either the company or the Works Council itself can submit a request for this. The company may only...

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vangard | Littler opens its fifth office in Frankfurt

We are pleased to announce that Littler’s presence in Germany, through our colleague firm vangard | Littler, has expanded with the opening of a fifth location. The new office is situated in Frankfurt. Given that Frankfurt is considered one of Europe’s most important and vibrant financial hubs, and with...

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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...

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