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Employment Law Netherlands Update

Refresher about Netherlands employment law essentials

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Duration: 2 hours 45 Minutes

This seminar is designed to provide an overview of the more important developments. Led by Wietje de Muinck Keizer, this update will give you a comprehensive and compelling overview of developments in the Netherlands employment law, and a view on what changes may be coming.

Essential features of the contract of employment – recent changes.

  • Dutch Supreme Court’s clarification of the test.

New rules on flexible employment contracts – extended obligations on employers.

  • Including: payroll; on-call workers; and fixed term employment contracts.

A new ground for dismissal.

  • Multiple, incomplete grounds for dismissal may now be combined - plus the consequences for severance payments.

Severance: developments re. ‘transition compensation’ and ‘equitable compensation’.

  • In case of reduction of hours.
  • Compensation scheme for employers where illness extends beyond two years.
  • Recent case law.

Covid-19: impact in the workplace and current government support schemes.

Wietje de Muinck Keizer Wietje de Muinck Keizer

Wietje de Muinck Keizer

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.

Employment Law Netherlands Update is designed for HR directors and managers, employment law advisers, employee relations professionals and line managers who have, or expect to have, responsibility for staff in the Netherlands and are familiar with the Netherlands employment law.

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