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Note: COVID-19 does not set aside privacy rules

13-3-2020

  According to the GDPR, employers are rarely allowed to process their employees’ personal data. How do the privacy regulations relate to combatting the coronavirus in the work environment? The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens) states (entry only available in Dutch) that the coronavirus does not justify an exception to the privacy regulations. An

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Flowchart compensation transition allowance

11-3-2020

  When an employer terminates an employment agreement on or after 1 July 2015 due to long-term illness and the employee receives a transition allowance, there is a chance the UWV will reimburse the transition allowance. Since 1 July 2015, in case of a dismissal due to long-term illness, employers must pay the statutory severance

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Tips & tricks coronavirus at work

28-2-2020

  Risk assessment. Employers have a duty of care towards their employees and are required to take steps to comply with their obligations regarding workplace health and safety. Employers must carry out a risk assessment and consider what measures they should take to control the coronavirus related risks specific to their company. We advise to

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New dismissal law – Balanced employment market Act (WAB)

1-6-2019

  Times are challenging in the Dutch employment market. Currently, the Dutch government is following up on its promise to tackle certain problems both employers and employees are faced with. The government wants to stimulate employers to give their employees indefinite term contracts by minimizing the differences between so-called ‘fixed’ and ‘flexible’ employment. The solution

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