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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...

CLINT | Littler welcomes Fleur van Lieshout and Merel Keijzer

CLINT | Littler has strengthened its team with effect from 1 September 2019 with the arrival of two professionals: Fleur van Lieshout Fleur van Lieshout starts as an Associate at CLINT | Littler. Fleur has extensive experience in employment law. She advises on individual and collective dismissal law, employment...