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01 December 2022

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 November 2022.

02 November 2022

Compensation in lieu of notification is always due if the notice of termination of the employment contract is not in writing, according to a recent Supreme Court ruling. This is not changed by the fact that the employee was given verbal notice and started a new job immediately afterwards. This blog discusses the judgment and provides practical tips.

02 November 2022

Inappropriate behavior in the workplace, including sexual harassment, is in the news again. Recently, a professor of astronomy at Leiden University was suspended after an internal complaint investigation, revealing (among other things) years of abuse of power and sexual harassment. The university acknowledged that it looked away for too long and failed to take adequate action to protect the victims. Employers play a crucial role in preventing and fighting (sexual) harassment in the workplace. In this blog, you will read more about the employers' duty of care in the context of sexual harassment in the workplace. 

02 November 2022

As previously reported, the Transparent and Predictable Conditions of Employment Act entered into force on August 1, 2022. The first substantive ruling on this law was recently published. In this ruling, the District Court of Noord-Holland makes it clear that (the new) Section 7:653a of the Dutch Civil Code - which includes a limitation on the prohibition of ancillary activities - entered into force immediately on August 1, 2022 and also applies to employment contracts concluded before this date. As a result, as of August 1, employers will now need an objective justification even for ''old'' ancillary work clauses. Read more about how the District Court of Noord-Holland applied this requirement in this article.

01 November 2022

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 October 2022.

01 October 2022

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 September 2022.