Participants: Maximum 25
London: 13th February 2018
Price: £550 + VAT
If your business has operations in Holland, having a clear understanding of Dutch employment law is essential to ensure you avoid the common pitfalls and are aware of nuances specific to the Netherlands.
This interactive Employment Law Netherlands seminar covers all the need to know aspects that employers need to be aware of, including: hiring employees in the Netherlands; grievances, disciplinary issues and dismissals; dealing with discrimination; employment tribunals and courts; current trends and latest developments.
“ Well structured and presented, knowledgeable and experienced presenters ”
Leslie Morton, Country Manager Netherlands, ServiceTec Airport Services
“ Enjoyable due to the engaging delivery of the presenters ”
Victoria Royle, Human Resource Manager Northern Europe, ANSYS UK Ltd
“ Slick, useful, relaxed, enjoyable ”
Ben Boylan, HR Manager, River Island
“ Very knowledgeable, practical and interactive – flexible ”
Ben Boylan, HR Manager, River Island
“ I was impressed – thorough & concise with space for questions ”
Ruth Moore, HR Advisor, Games Workshop
“ A useful overview that has given me a great foundation for working with our team in Holland more effectively ”
Brian Newman, International HR Director, Live Nation
“ Excellent course, speaker was very engaging ”
Serena Rayner, HR Manager, EMEA, Verint Systems UK Ltd
“ Good overview of Netherlands Law ”
Clare Sandford, HR Manager Europe, FutureBrands
“ Very informative covering alot ”
Liesbeth Leplae, HR Advisor, Transperfect
“ Outstanding Course. Very thorough, very knowledgable Trainer, excellent presentation and materials. I had a lot of questions regarding the Employment Law in the Netherlands and all of them were covered. Ms Wietje made everything very clear, explained the legislation and best practices. Excellent. ”
Manos Psaroudakis, HR Manager, VFS Gloval
Registration and coffee
An overview of the employment law framework in The Netherlands
- duration and fixed term contracts today and upcoming changes
- probationary period
- changing terms of employment
- collective bargaining agreements
Day to day employee management
- Ways of terminating employment today and per July 1, 2015
- Calculating severance pay today and per July 1, 2015
- Collective dismissals – key points
Consulting your employees
Consulting your employees
Transfer of Undertakings
Case study: Performance issues
Questions and answers
Close of seminar
Wietje de Muinck Keizer is an Attorney at Law at Doorn en Keizer B.V, she advises national and international companies on Dutch employment law and specialises in employment agreements, employment manuals, collective termination(s) of employment, international postings, employee consultation procedures, collective bargaining agreements, confidentiality and non-compete covenants, transfer of undertakings, employee benefit schemes, stock option schemes, commission contracts; directors’, management and agency agreements, pension schemes, privacy and data protection and equal treatment.
Wietje is a Member of the American Bar Association and of the Dutch Association for Labour Law and was Vice-President and President of the Labour Law Commission of the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA) from 2002 to 2005. She regularly speaks and lectures on labor law and privacy topics and her publications include annual contributions on Dutch labor law to ‘The Littler Mendelson Guide to International Employment and Labor Law’ of Littler Mendelson and ‘International Labor & Employment Laws’ of the American Bar Association. She is also a member of the Dutch Association for Privacy Law (VPR – Vereniging voor Privacy Recht).
Wietje read law and completed her degree in Dutch Civil Law at Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She graduated in 1990 after which she conducted her first practice within two practice groups (employment law and corporate law) in The Hague. From 2000 onwards she focused mainly on employment law. Wietje joined VMW Taxand N.V. (Van Mens & Wisselink at that time) in 2004 and Doorn en Keizer B.V. in January 2014.
HR and personnel professionals, company directors, policy managers, resourcing and recruitment managers, lawyers, legal counsel, employee relations managers
Receive a 20% discount when you book more than one event, or book more than one person on the same event. Please note this discount only applies to the lesser priced booking and when all bookings are placed together.
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