Is your fixed-term contract sufficiently clear?

In the Netherlands, the end of a fixed-term employment contract is usually linked to a calendar date. Another possibility is for its duration to be linked to a particular piece of work or a project, provided that it is possible to specify with a sufficient degree of objectivity when...

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When does the prohibition against termination during sickness apply?

In the Netherlands, employers are generally prohibited from dismissing sick employees in the event of a reorganization, even if those employees are eligible for dismissal based on the reflection principle (in Dutch: afspiegelingsbedinsel). This general prohibition allows sick employees to rely on staying employed while on leave. The only...

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