Work where you want Act

“Will I see you back at the office tomorrow?” The status quo before and, frankly, again after corona. Whereas, the Dutch newspaper FD rightly headlined: Less travel time, fewer traffic jams, more space to plan the working day yourself as well as to do some laundry during office hours: on the benefits of working from …

Unilateral amendment of employment conditions

Agreements between an employer on terms and conditions of employment are generally set out in an employment contract, collective agreement or staff handbook. The basic principle is that what the parties have agreed cannot be changed unless the parties agree on a deviation. However, there are conceivable situations in which it is nevertheless necessary for …

STATUTORY HOLIDAYS EXPIRE AS OF 1 JULY!

It is almost July 1 again. That means employees’ accrued but unused statutory holiday days will lapse. When do holiday days lapse? And when does the employee retain their holidays? We explain this below. STATUTORY HOLIDAYS EXPIRE ON 1 JULY An employee accrues holidays every year. Days off are accrued as long as an employee …

Sexual harassment in the workplace

American actress Alyssa Milano‚Äôs posted on Twitter on October 15, 2017: if all women who have had to deal with sexually transgressive behavior would change their Twitter status to “Me Too,” we would get an idea of the magnitude of the problem. As a result, the hashtag #MeToo went viral, also in the Netherlands. Meanwhile, …

Non-discriminatory recruitment

Equal opportunities in the labor market are not a given for everyone. Research shows that labor market discrimination, both conscious and unconscious, occurs structurally. The government has long intended to do something about this. An important part of the proposed measures is the Act on Monitoring Equal Opportunities in Weaving and Selection. This act, in …