Important changes: New labor and employment law plans presented


In 2015 Dutch labor and employment law was thoroughly changed. On 9 April 2018 the government presented new intended amendments regarding labor and employment law with the Labor Market in Balance Bill (in Dutch: “Wet arbeidsmarkt in balans”).

The government aims to bring balance on the labor market by making it more attractive and less risky for employers to offer their employees an employment agreement for an indefinite period. To this end, various measures have been proposed. The presented bill proposes various measures relating to dismissal and flexible employment.

In this alert we will discuss the main changes that are proposed.


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