Current affairs

Insight into the right of inspection.

01/10 2006
Category Publications

Diverse situations exist in which an employee may require insight into the information gathered on him by an employer. The question is whether the employer must allow the employee to inspect certain documents and if so, how this must take place.

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Source Tijdschrift voor Sociaal recht 2006/10

“SOX around the klok”

09/08 2006
Category Publications

​Compliance with the American Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) can constitute a breach of the European Privacy Directive. For instance, SOX obligates the introduction of whistleblower regulations with anonymous hotlines. The article by Arlette Putker provides several guidelines on how this issue should be dealt with.

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Source ArbeidsRecht 2006/8/9

Wage restraint: any news on the horizon?

01/06 2005
Category Publications

​After instant dismissal employers could face proceedings in which the dismissed employee contests his dismissal and claims continued payment of wages. Considerable time could lapse between the date of dismissal and the date of the court judgment. If the employee ultimately wins the case, must the employer continue paying the employee's salary in full even if the employee has found other employment?

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Lengthy and comprehensive investigation.

07/04 2003
Category Case law

​Arlette Putker acted for the managing director under the articles of association of a telecommunications company. Lengthy and comprehensive investigation by a telecommunications company into possible conflict of interests. Serious infringement of managing director's privacy. Very large compensation awarded: adjustment factor 2 subdistrict court formula.

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Source JAR 2003/189 Kantonrechter Haarlem, 07-04-2003, 200137/AO VERZ 03-841

How attractive is the Disability (Rehabilitation) Act?

01/03 1999
Category Publications

​The purpose of this act is to encourage the rehabilitation and employment of persons who, because of health reasons, have encountered difficulties in finding or keeping jobs. The Disability (Rehabilitation) Act has been abolished but the provisions of this act have been included in the Work and Income (Capacity for Work) Act.

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Source ArbeidsRecht 1999/17
Specialist area

The prohibitions on termination after the Flexibility and Security Act took effect.

01/10 1998
Category Publications

In this article Hanneke Klinckhamers discusses the amended regulation governing prohibitions on termination as defined on entry into force of the Flexibility and Security Act on 1 January 1999. The amendments discussed remain relevant for the day-to-day employment law practice.

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