Archive category: dismissal

Orange zone travel? Red card!

The Sub-District Court in Maastricht upheld the summary dismissal of an employee who travelled to an orange zone destination despite his employer’s COVID-19-related travel restrictions. The court found it relevant the employee had already received a number of final warnings and was therefore someone who was “on notice” but...

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...