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.
Employment Law Tracker January 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 January 2018.
Outlook - An overview of the changes relating to employment law with effect from 1 January 2018
A number of changes have been introduced in the area of employment law with effect from 1 January 2018. We have made a list of the most important legislative amendments and the changes that can be expected.
New salary thresholds for Highly Skilled Migrants
As of 1 January 2018, new salary thresholds for highly skilled migrants from outside the European Union apply. In order to apply for visa and work permits for employees from outside the European Union, a company must have been accepted as a so-called ‘recognised sponsor’ by the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service.
Employment Law Tracker December 2017
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 2017.
Employment Law Tracker November 2017
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 2017.
Employment Law Tracker October 2017
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 2017.
Impact of the Coalition Agreement on labour law practice
On 10 October 2017, the Coalition Agreement 2017-2021: Confidence in the future was presented to the House of Representatives. A summary of the main topics and changes in this Coalition Agreement for employment law practice follows below.
L&E Global Launches Interactive Global Handbook 2017 E-Guide
L&E Global’s member firms are pleased to present you with our very first interactive E-Guide of our 2017 Global Handbook, which serves as an introduction to the complex issue of employees vs independent contractors, with analyses from 32 key jurisdictions, across 6 continents.