With the new Dutch Work and Security act it is important that managers in the Netherlands understand the difference between to confirm (aanzeggen) or terminate (opzeggen) employment.
Issue a confirmation in writing to the employee about the ending of the employment 1 month before the contract ends.
There is two ways that employment contract can be terminated:
Click here for a Dutch Labour Law case where the employer unlawfully ended an employment contract before the end date.
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