More protection for flexible employees
Protecting employees in the so called “platform economy” has been of current interest. Previously, the Dutch courts had to decide whether or not the contract between Deliveroo and her riders need to be qualified as employment contracts or assignment contracts. The call for better employment Read more
Is it unlawful for a former employer to give a bad reference?
The Court of Appeal in the Netherlands recently ruled on the question whether a bad reference that an employer gave about a former employee (a teacher) was unlawful. The teacher argued that he had missed out on a new job as a result. The Court Read more
Work and Security Act (“WWZ”) turned upside-down by Balanced Labour Market Act (WAB)
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