The law provides that an employee is not entitled to a transition fee when the termination of the employment agreement occurs in connection with or after reaching the state pension and/or retirement age. It is doubtful whether this provision constitutes a prohibited discrimination on grounds of Meer
FinTech developments are growing exponentially, in particular with respect to payment services. In the past few weeks, again, a large number of innovations with a focus on consumer user-friendliness have been announced. Meer
Will the Dutch self regulation on franchise, the Dutch Franchise Code, receive a basis in statutory law?
On 17 February 2016, the Dutch Franchise Code (“DFC”)1 was published. Although the DFC currently only has the status of a self-regulatory Code, the Minister of Economic Affairs has on 12 February 2017 published a draft bill that gives self-regulation for the franchise sector a statutory basis. Meer
When the re-integration process of a sick employee is difficult, this may lead to disputes between employer and employee. We found a recent example of this in a ruling of the Court of Overijssel. Meer