Perfectionist, hard-working employees: dream or liability?

Every employer dreams of having perfectionist, industrious staff. One employer recently experienced the flip side of this when a former employee initiated proceedings against it, claiming payment of her overtime and damages for health problems, which included a miscarriage and a burnout. What was this all about? The employee...

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Hide & seek! With a notice payment

The Central Netherlands District Court recently held that failure to turn up at work and failing to contact an employer would justify summary dismissal. What was the background here? The employee had been employed  for a fixed period as a webshop worker since 1 November 2018. His second employment...

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