Should an employee provide medical information to the Dutch employer?

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Our Amsterdam employment law lawyer advises expats in case of illness and privacy in employment law and the question whether an employee has to provide medical information to his employer. Even in case of illness, an employee has a right to privacy under Dutch employment law when providing medical information. Some time ago this issue was in the news because aa employerwas careless with employee medical information by asking these employees for personal medical information, including ‘whether you have ever had psychological complaints’. The employer also asked for a medical report. Does this violate the privacy as regulated in Dutch labour law?[Lees meer]

Changes in Dutch dismissal law, non-competition clauses, payroll and employment contracts in 2020

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As of 1 January 2020, the Labour Market Balance Act (WAB) will change Dutch labour law in the areas of permanent staff, dismissal, successive employment contracts, non-competition clauses, unemployment benefits and more. What exactly is going to change? Our employment lawyer in Amsterdam, P.Chr. Snijders, lists the most important changes for employers and employees.

What will change in Dutch labour law in 2020?

The Work and Security Act (WWZ) has already brought about a great deal of change in labour law in The Netherlands, particularly in Dutch dismissal law. The Labour Market Balance Act should further regulate the Dutch labour market. The vast majority of the WAB will enter into force on 1 January 2020.[Lees meer]

Free legal advice to expats on Employment Law in Amsterdam

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Free legal advice to expats on employment law, law firm Amsterdam Rooseveltlaan 2-4, Wednesday 4-5.30 p.m. English-speaking Employment Law lawyer, free legal advice? Law firm WS Advocaten in Amsterdam (Rooseveltlaan 2, 1078 NH) offers free (max. 15 minute) consultation with an attorney every Wednesday afternoon between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Our Dutch employment lawyers give legal advice to individuals (expats) and companies (also entrepreneurs). During this weekly consultation you can present your legal problem or dispute to our Amsterdam expat lawyers as an opportunity to determine if you wish to hire this attorney. We give general legal information and brief legal advice, so that you have a chance to determine if he or she is the right lawyer for you. Registration is required.[Lees meer]

Termination agreement in The Netherlands

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Our Dutch specialist employment solicitors based in Amsterdam deal with settlement agreements throughout the Netherlands every day. We give fast advice on settlement agreements wherever you are in the Netherlands or abroad. Our Amsterdam employment lawyers are specialists in employment law and dismissal law. We give legal advice on dismissal, we draw up settlement agreements and check termination agreements for employees. We are specialists in negotiating settlement packages. Settlement agreements usually involve a benefit to the employee by way of a compensation payment. Our Amsterdam lawyers can help negotiate a better deal, in order to ensure that the payments compensate an employee as much as possible for future loss of earnings.[Lees meer]

Settlement Agreement (Mutual Termination Agreement, vaststellingsovereenkomst) in The Netherlands

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Our Dutch specialist employment solicitors based in Amsterdam deal with settlement agreements throughout the Netherlands every day. We give fast advice on settlement agreements wherever you are in the Netherlands or abroad. Our Amsterdam employment lawyers are specialists in employment law and dismissal law. We give legal advice on dismissal, we draw up settlement agreements and check termination agreements for employees. We are specialists in negotiating settlement packages. Settlement agreements usually involve a benefit to the employee by way of a compensation payment. Our Amsterdam lawyers can help negotiate a better deal, in order to ensure that the payments compensate an employee as much as possible for future loss of earnings.[Lees meer]

Termination of expat employment contract in Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Dutch Dismissal Law

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Termination of employment contract in The Netherlands: our Amsterdam lawyers and attorneys have comprehensive experience in Dutch Dismissal Law (Dutch Employment Law), acting for employers, employees (expats) and works councils in The Netherlands. Our lawyers offer legal advice and assistance in The Netherlands with all types of Dutch and international Employment Law matters, including dismissal, severance payments and termination agreements. Either an employee or employer can decide to terminate a contract of employment. It is however unlawful to dismiss an employee in the absence of a dismissal permit by the UWV (Employee Insurance Agency) or a court order barring exceptions like termination with immediate effect (dismissal on the spot ) or during a trial period. A local court may terminate (dissolve) an employment agreement on reasonable grounds.[Lees meer]

(Dutch) Dismissal Law and termination of employment in The Netherlands

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Dismissal and termination of employment: lawyer in Amsterdam Dutch Dismissal Law and termination of employment in The Netherlands: our Amsterdam lawyers and attorneys have comprehensive experience in Dutch Dismissal Law (Dutch Employment Law), acting for employers, employees (expats) and works councils in The Netherlands. Our lawyers offer legal advice and assistance (acting[Lees meer]

Amsterdam Employer Advice and Counseling Attorney

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Employment law issues in The Netherlands can be a real challenge for businesses. Even the most conscientious employer occasionally needs help from a Dutch lawyer. When problems arise between management and employees, you want those issues resolved quickly and satisfactorily. If potential problems do arise, our Dutch law firm can offer day-to-day advice on how best to address them. Employers need counsel and advocacy they can rely on. Our Amsterdam legal team is committed to providing you top-quality legal advice and representation.[Lees meer]

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