Archive category: culpable

Court ruling shows a fight is a two-way street

The Arnhem-Leewarden Court of Appeal recently addressed damages owed in a dismissal action where both the employer and employee acted with serious culpability. The question for the court was who was to blame for the termination of the contract? Should the employee lose her right to any payment? Should...

Be careful while disciplining employees!

The Subdistrict Court in Rotterdam recently rejected the request that an employer had filed to terminate the employment agreement with one of its employees, because the employee had already been disciplined for the same facts. After an article had been published in the newspaper about the salary package of...