No further payments of salary – down to the last cent

Shortly after a transport company had informed a driver that his second short-term employment contract was not going to be renewed, the driver reported sick. The company doctor was of the opinion that the driver could (pretty much straight away) work half days, taking on easy tasks in the...

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Managing director: under the articles of association or not?

A recurring discussion whenever there is a proposal to dismiss a managing director is whether he or she is actually a managing director under the articles of association (statutair bestuurder). This is an important question, given the fact that a managing director under the articles of association enjoys less...

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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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