GMW white paper: When to call a lawyer about work 2020
For expats living in the Netherlands
Work defines our identities. It takes us to new places and opens doors to new experiences. It’s therefore not surprising that problems at work can cause immense stress, especially for expats.
When you face a difficult situation at work in another country, it is critically important to understand your rights. It’s also crucial to be aware of potential hazards, and recognise the warning signs in advance.
This white paper is designed for expats living in the Netherlands who are seeking clear answers about Dutch employment law.
Newly updated, this resource reflects significant changes to employment law that occurred in 2020.
Get clear guidance on how to handle problems at work, and understand your rights as an employee. Discover some of the most challenging situations that you may face at work, with concrete examples, guidance on what to do and helpful legal tips.
Discover key considerations and the essential points to check in a new employment contract. Understand your rights, from navigating an existing non-compete clause to trial and notice periods, holidays and vacation money.
What’s the best way to handle problems at work? Get tips on what to do in the event of illness, a proposed change to your employment conditions, performance improvement plans, demotion or discrimination.
Learn about giving notice, how an employer can terminate a contract, and the different forms of dismissal. Understand your rights regarding settlement agreements, severance payments and unemployment benefits.
This white paper is written by Godelijn Boonman of GMW lawyers. Godelijn is considered the employment law specialist for the expat community in the Netherlands. A bilingual expat with a large international clientele and a wealth of experience in international employment law matters, Godelijn is a frequent key note speaker at international seminars and a member of the advisory board of ACCESS . Contact Godelijn for questions about employment contracts, disputes, non-competition clauses, conflicts, illness, severance pay and dismissal. Learn more about Godelijn or ask her a question about employment law.
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