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Dealing with sick employees

30/06/2010

One key element of Dutch employment law is the obligation that the employer continue to make salary payments during the first 104 weeks of illness. During this period, the employee is strongly protected against termination of the employment agreement because a legal prohibition on giving notice applies. This update looks at the obligations of both the employer and the employee during the 104-week period, and sets out some practical dos and don'ts for the employer in order to prevent additional salary costs and penalties.

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Dealing with sick employees
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Authors

Katja-vanKranenburg-CMS-NL
Katja van Kranenburg - Hanspians
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Amsterdam