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Privacy and the Works Council (Part II): What role does the Works Council play in implementation of the GDPR?

Categories: Employee participation law, Privacy

Part I of the blog about privacy and the Works Council discussed the main points of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). We focussed in particular on the introduction of accountability and the new obligations for organisations in the context of the new Regulation. Read more

Author: Carola Meyer-de Swaan

Privacy and the Works Council: What Works Council members need to know about the GDPR

Categories: Employee participation law, Privacy

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) came into force on 25 May 2018. This means that it also applies to the Dutch business community. Organisations will therefore need, as far as possible, to be “GDPR-proof” in order to avoid high fines imposed by Read more

Authors: Carola Meyer-de Swaan, Danny Vesters

Work and Security Act (“WWZ”) turned upside-down by Balanced Labour Market Act (WAB)

Categories: Employment contract, Flex, Incapacity for work, Non-competition clause, Severance payment, Terms and conditions of employment

On 10 October 2017, the VVD, CDA, D66, and ChristenUnie parties presented their Coalition Agreement, entitled “Confidence in the Future” (we refer you to the blog by our colleague Björn Schouten: http://www.boontjeadvocaten.nl/regeerakkoord-en-arbeidsrecht-vertrouwen-toekomst/). The agreement announced a large number of measures to reform the labour market with Read more

Author: Margriet van der Velden-Rijnsburger

Enforcement DBA Act postponed: what does that mean?

Categories: Uncategorized

State Secretary Wiebes informed the Lower House of the Dutch parliament on 18 November 2016 that the implementation period of the Wet deregulering beoordeling arbeidsrelaties (DBA Act; Assessment of Employment Relationships (Deregulation) Act) will be extended in any event until 1 January 2018. What will this Read more

Author: Edith Molemans