Compensated Parental Leave as of August 2, 2022

New Laws Enacted

Authors: Eric van Dam, Partner, and Dennis Veldhuizen, Lover – Clint | Littler

On Oct 12, 2021, the Dutch Senate accredited the Act on Paid out Parental Depart, which is released as implementation of EU Directive 2019/1158. At this time, staff members are statutorily entitled to unpaid parental go away of 26 times the quantity of doing the job several hours a 7 days, to be taken in the course of the 1st eight years of the kid’s everyday living. As of August 2, 2022 businesses can utilize to the Worker Coverage Agency for a profit for personnel having parental depart. This gain is now established at 50% of the employee’s common day by day wage per go away day, but the Senate passed a motion to elevate this to 70%. The Home of Associates nevertheless has to focus on this motion.

Faster Attain of Participation Legal rights for Employees

New Order or Decree

Authors: Eric van Dam, Spouse, and Dennis Veldhuizen, Partner – Clint | Littler

On December 14, 2021, the Dutch Senate approved an act that tends to make some important variations to the Performs Councils Act. As of January 1, 2022 personnel achieve the correct to vote for the operates council right after 3 months of doing the job in the business alternatively of following six months. The proper to be a applicant for the works council will be received soon after a few months, as an alternative of 12 months, of doing the job in the business. Temporary agency employees will be suitable to vote and be picked out after 18 months of doing the job in the firm.

Bill on the Non permanent Broadening of the Use of COVID Entry Passes

Proposed Invoice or Initiative

Authors: Eric van Dam, Companion, and Dennis Veldhuizen, Partner – Clint | Littler

On November 22, 2021, the Dutch govt submitted a monthly bill to the Dwelling of Associates proposing the broadening of the use of COVID entry passes. Primarily based on this invoice, workers would will need a COVID entry pass to enter workplaces in sectors in which entry passes are presently needed for site visitors. In addition, the invoice would make it probable to apply the COVID entry go as a situation for entering the office in other sectors, delivered that there are no other sufficient solutions to arrive at the very same stage of protection. The proposal is under thought of the Home of Representatives. Trade unions have identified as on parliamentarians to not adopt the bill and the Council for the Judiciary issued a significant suggestions to the minister.