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27 January 2022

From 1 January 2022 onwards, things have again changed in the area of employment law.

19 January 2022

The year 2021 was an eventful year, also in the field of employment law. With the pandemic, new legislative proposals (see our overview of changes in labour law as of 1 January 2022), a new government and rulings by the Dutch Supreme Court, there was more than enough to write about. Of all the blogs from 2021, we have listed the five most read blogs.

17 January 2022

New Year's Eve is over and the new year has begun. Normally, kilos of fireworks are shot into the air on New Year's Eve. Lighting fireworks is a risky activity, especially when it concerns homemade fireworks. What happens if an employee lights  his own fireworks and becomes unfit for work as a result? Is the employee still entitled to continued payment of wages during illness? This question was answered by the subdistrict court of Leeuwarden in early 2021.

17 January 2022

As of 1 January 2022, a lot will change in the area of employment law. Paid parental leave will be introduced, the law on a more balanced male to female ratio will enter into force, and many other changes will occur. We have listed the most important changes in 2022.

01 January 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 December 2021.

03 December 2021

On 12 October 2021, the Dutch Senate (in Dutch: Eerste Kamer) introduced the Paid Parental Leave Act. The Paid Parental Leave Act entitles every parent to nine weeks of partially paid parental leave and 17 weeks of unpaid parental leave. Parents can currently only take 26 weeks of unpaid parental leave. The Act will enter into force on 2 August 2022.