Employment Law

Employment Law (also known as labor law or labour law) mediates the relationship between workers, employing entities, trade unions and the government. Collective labour law relates to the tripartite relationship between employee, employer and union.

Dutch labour laws regarding your contract of employment in the Netherlands are numerous, so please be advised when you negotiate contracts with your employees
Our Employment law specialists are experts on employment law in the widest sense of the word. They also support the Corporate / M & A colleques in national and international transactions by advising on social and employment law aspects of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and outsourcings

It goes without saying we also advise and represent companies in respect of dismissals, collective dismissals, reorganisations or restructuring. And downsizings,Collective Labour Agreements (CAOs), flexible (in cooperation with our partner Werk en Wet, and temporary employment relationships, pensions law, equal treatment and industrial actions (strikes).

The Dutch labour law system for dismissal is particularly unusual, as it is very protective of employees: in most cases, the employer needs permission from the labour office, known as UWV WERKbedrijf, or the court to fire employees. This is an seperate field of expertise but in the international workspace not entirely unimportant.

Employment law sollicitor

The lawyers of Fruytier Lawyers in business are very experienced in their field of expertise. Not only will they be able resolve disputes, they are – when other solutions fail, very experienced litigators.

Lawyer for entrepreneurs

When going to court is inevitable, our lawyers are very skilled litigators. However well drafted employment contracts will in many cases prevent you from having to go to court. Fruytier is regularly (and mostly) advising statutory directors in employment law cases.

Drafting non compete contracts is also one of our specialties.

Employment Law specialists

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5 December 2018
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Vincent van Oosteren
Vincent van Oosteren
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