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Littler expands to Polish market

We are very pleased to announce that PCS Paruch Chruściel Schiffter, a 20-lawyer boutique Polish labour and employment law firm, has joined Littler’s global platform as PCS | Littler. PCS| Littler is a great addition to the platform and will coordinate Littler’s work in Poland. For further details we refer...

Requesting and providing references – a risky business!

On 13 December 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court provided clarity on the issue of giving references for ex-employees. Even after the employment relationship has ended, the employer and employee must act in accordance with the principle of being a good employer and a good employee. For this reason, negative...

Read now! Littler European Employer Survey 2019

We are excited to announce the launch of the Littler second annual EuropeanEmployer survey report! Read about the workplace issues top of mind for European employers here. Our 2nd annual survey of 550+ European employers shows legal and HR execs increasingly turning concerns over equalpay, harassment & employee mental...

Employers: save premiums with fixed contracts!

The Dutch Balanced Labour Market Act (Wet arbeidsmarkt in balans, WAB) introduces a contribution differentiation for unemployment insurance (“UI“), with the format of the contract determining the unemployment insurance contribution (WW-premie). The low contribution rate is 2.94% and the high contribution rate is 7.94%. It will therefore make sense...