[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Many sectors are dealing with delivery problems and higher cost prices caused by one or more crises. In this article we look at the legal position of buyers and suppliers in business-to-business contracts in the face of longer...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Article 7:629(3)(a) of the Dutch Civil Code provides that an employer is not required to pay wages in the event of illness intentionally caused by an employee. It is almost impossible to imagine a case involving illness by...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It will not have escaped anyone's attention that major social issues such as climate change, as well as topics such as diversity and inclusion, are now the focus of attention. These themes have also made their way into...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Employers and job applicants frequently negotiate during an application procedure before entering into an employment contract, for instance on the amount of the salary or the entitlement to a company car or a thirteenth month. This negotiation phase...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We were first introduced to the #MeToo hashtag five years ago. Since then, (sexually) transgressive behaviour in the workplace has increasingly been in the limelight. In case law, since #MeToo, sexually transgressive behaviour increasingly leads to the termination...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dutch judges have the possibility to ask the Supreme Court so-called preliminary questions. These are legal questions on the interpretation of legal rules on which the Supreme Court has not ruled before. The court in Limburg made use...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are countless products and services whose “production chain” consists of several links. It may appear attractive for a manufacturer or producer to take a participating interest in another link in the production chain, for instance in the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On 5 July 2022, the Work Where You Want bill was adopted by the Lower House of Parliament. This bill should make it easier for employees to work both at the workplace and from home. Although the bill...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is common knowledge that employment law can be mild for employees and equally harsh for employers. The Arnhem-Leeuwarden Court of Appeal recently made this clear once again when it answered the question whether the municipality of Epe...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]By 1 August 2022 at the latest, the European Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions (the Directive) must have been enacted in the Netherlands. The objective of the Directive is to improve the position of employees by...