Niche lawfirm to focus exclusively on employment law in a broad sense and on civil-servants law.
Palthe Oberman is the first niche law firm in the Netherlands to focus exclusively on employment law in a broad sense and on civil-servants law
Our clients include Dutch and international companies, non-profit organisations, partnerships, cooperative associations and similar cooperative ventures, government bodies, semi-public bodies, higher management and professionals (such as medical specialists, lawyers and accountants) and works councils.
Palthe Oberman also has an extensive international practice. We are affiliated to L&E Global, an international alliance of premium employment law boutique firms.
L&E Global Opening Up Shop: solutions to the challenges of opening in a new jurisdiction
For several years Palthe Oberman has been a proud member of L&E Global, the leading alliance of employers’ counsel worldwide (www.leglobal.org).
Mindful of the labour law issues affecting businesses across the globe, L&E Global just launched its latest client-focused knowhow initiative - Opening Up Shop: solutions to the challenges of opening in a new jurisdiction.
Employment Law Tracker May 2018
Palthe Oberman is pleased to present you with the most recent Employment Law Tracker consisting of employment law updates of all firms connected to the L&E Global Network for May 2018.
Webinar Global Immigration in the Trump Era: a U.S. Perspective
On Tuesday 22 May from 18.00 -19.00 CET our colleagues of L&E Global - Jackson Lewis in the United States organize a webinar on the changes in the American immigration legislation under the Trump administration.
Exclusion of persons entitled to an AOW pension from transition payment does not constitute age discrimination
The Supreme Court has determined that the provision that persons entitled to an AOW (General Old Age Pensions Act) pension are not entitled to a transition payment if the termination or non-continuation of the employment agreement takes place in connection with the employee's reaching the AOW pension age or after the employee has already reached the AOW pension age, is not in violation of Directive 2000/78/EC. According to the Supreme Court this provision therefore does not constitute age discrimination.
Employment Law Chronicle 2017-2018
In the most recent edition of their annual Employment Law Chronicle, the authors Karol Hillebrandt, Christiaan Oberman and Nadia Adnani provide a general overview of developments in the field of employment law between 1 January 2017 and the first two months of 2018. The Employment Law Chronicle has been published in the Journal of the Dutch Bar Association 2018-4.
Employment Law Tracker April 2018
Palthe Oberman is pleased to present you with the most recent Employment Law Tracker consisting of employment law updates of all firms connected to the L&E Global Network for April 2018.
Supreme Court: Entitlement to transition payment also possible in the event of instant dismissal.
The law stipulates that an employer does not (in principle) owe any transition payment in the event of a serious imputable act on the part of an employee (Book 7, Article 673(7), opening words and under c, of the Dutch Civil Code).
On 30 March 2018, the Supreme Court ruled that instant dismissal does not necessarily mean that serious imputable acts have been committed.
Highest fair compensation ever awarded: €530,000!
The employer has breached the reinstatement obligation.
The Subdistrict Court of North Holland recently awarded the highest fair compensation ever: €530,000! One day after his manager resigned, the employee was informed that his position had become redundant and was immediately suspended. The Subdistrict Court ruled that the employer had breached the reinstatement obligation.