All Palthe Oberman lawyers are specialists in employment law with extensive experience in giving advice and solving conflicts in this area. We handle cases concerning dismissal, collective redundancy, incapacity for work, employment contracts, employment conditions and amendments to them, non-compete and business relations clauses, transfer of undertaking, holidays and leave, unsatisfactory performance procedures, training, pre-employment screening and the Work and Security Act.
Public service law
We advise diverse administrative bodies on public service law. Our in-house experts specialise in the following areas: appointment and dismissal, unsatisfactory performance procedures, disciplinary measures and the Government Information (Public Access) Act. We also assist individual civil servants engaged in a conflict with their employer.
Directors, Supervisory Boards and Boards of Directors
We regularly act as an advisor or sparring partner for managing and statutory directors. We also advise Supervisory Boards and Boards of Directors. Frequently recurring topics include appointments and dismissal, remuneration policy, management agreements, board regulations, contractual severance schemes, Senior Officials in the Public and Semi-Public Sector (Standards for Remuneration) Act and officers’ liability.
Collective employment law/ Employee’s participation right
Our lawyers have comprehensive knowledge and experience in the area of collective employment law and employee’s participation rights. We advise both employers and works councils on the application of the Works Councils Act (WOR), including the right to be consulted and the right of consent of the works council. We assist employers when consulting trade unions on entering into and applying collective agreements and redundancy packages. Our firm also has special expertise in the area of the right to strike.
We advise partnerships and individual partners on the legal aspects of their collaboration. Frequently recurring topics include dissolution of the partnership agreement, termination and squeeze-out, conflicts regarding valuation of the goodwill and incapacity for work. Furthermore we have comprehensive experience with conducting arbitration proceedings.
The medical sector
Our firm has another distinctive speciality: employment relationships in the medical sector. We advise hospitals, partnerships, cooperative associations, individual partners and Medical Staff Associations.
More information?All lawyers of our firm specializing in labor law. We have extensive experience in providing employment law advice and resolving employment disputes.
L&E Global Employment Law Tracker March 2020
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 March 2020.
Corona Crisis and the workplace: Employment law aspects of the NOW
On March 31, 2020, the temporary bridging emergency measure for job preservation (hereinafter: the NOW) was published by the Dutch government. The NOW aims to prevent unemployment as much as possible as a result of the Corona crisis.
Corona Crisis and the Workplace - Update 27 March
The WTR scheme has been withdrawn; introduction Emergency Fund Bridging Employment (EFBE)
Due to the Corona virus, the Working Time Reduction (WTR) permits were applied for en masse. These became so many that the scheme was no longer feasible. The government has therefore withdrawn the Reduction of Working Time scheme and is introducing the temporary measure Emergency Fund Bridging Employment (EFBE). Consultations are currently being held on the implementation of this scheme. The main features of this scheme are already known.
L&E Global Employment Law Tracker February 2020
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 February 2020.
L&E Global Employment Law Tracker January 2020
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 January 2020.
Changes in employment law with effect from 1 January 2020 and outlook
Several changes in employment law took effect on 1 January 2020. The new year saw the entry into force of the Balanced Labour Market Act and a host of other changes.
L&E Global Employment Law Tracker December 2019
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 2019.