News flash! Emergency Fund Bridging Employment replaces the Working Time Reduction Scheme

The cabinet revoked the Working time reduction scheme (“WTV”) last night. The coronavirus outbreak has led to an abundance of WTV applications. The new temporary measure Emergency Fund Employment Bridging (“NOW”) replaces the WTV. NOW targets decreases in employer revenu (in Dutch: omzet) as from March 1, 2020. Employers...

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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...

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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...

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