Working in the Netherlands

Author: Andre Beukes LLM

A highly sensitive person is both a blessing and a curse in the work place

Proposed changes to Dutch naturalisation laws in 2016

The Dutch Parliament is in the process of passing a legislative bill that seeks changes to the Dutch Citizenship Act. The proposed amendments include extending the terms for naturalisation from …

DUTCH LABOUR LAW FOR MANAGERS #4: Summary dismissal in terms of Dutch Labour Law

An employee can in terms of Dutch Labour Law be summarily dismissed in the instances of serious misconduct or incapacity.

DUTCH LABOUR LAW FOR MANAGERS #3 Impact of the proposed amendment of Dutch Labour Law concerning independent contracters

The Dutch government intent to amend the Dutch Labour Law provisions relating to independent contractors without personnel (ZZP).


Court decides that a parcel deliverer of PostNL is not an independent contractor. Dutch Labour Law

V&D: What does Dutch Labour Law say about insolvency and workers rights

The Bankruptcy of an employer is an unfortunate event for the employees. Due to the fact that the possible ending of an employment is based on economic considerations, it may mean that the employee may in the short term be without a job.

Summary dismissal of an Employee: Dutch Labour Law

What can dutch managers and HR managers learn from the recent Tokhein case? #dutchlabourlaw #summarydismissal

Amanda van Mulligen:4 Invisible Expat Challenges

Amanda van Mulligen When you choose to move abroad there are some changes and challenges that are blatantly obvious – right there ‘in your face’ obvious. Such as the natives …

Where will it leave EU workers if UK leaves the EU?

source How would the free movement of people change if the UK left the EU? Of great significance to many employers is the current right of EU citizens to freely …

What to remember in Dutch Labour Law in 2016

NUMBER OF FIXED-TERM CONTRACTS Hiring the same employee for more than two years on consecutive fixed-term contracts is no longer permitted. After two years of fixed-term contracts, or when a …

Current Dutch Labour Law for managers #1

    The pizza chef’s employment contract was terminated – may he be prevented to work at another restaurant? #dutchlabourlaw Extract Mr Vaničková was employed by a new pizza restaurant in Rotterdam. …

When the Sharing Economy Comes to Publishing

The idealized vision of writers toiling away at their art in solitude may not be going anywhere, but it’s also not the sole vision of how writers will produce quality …

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Chanette Paul se Offerlam

Bron 17 Januarie 1961 – Katanga Die naglug stink na savannestof en sweet en vrees. Na verraad, gierigheid en magsug. Koloniale Afrika se vrot asem. ’n Asem wat sy goed …

Die verdwyning van Billy Katz

Resensent: Deborah Steinmair Koop die eBoek hier! #eBoeke Staan opsy, Lisbeth Salander: Speurder Ella Neser is terug op die toneel. My respek en ewige dank kom haar toe, want sy …