Basic course on Dutch employment law (two days) - in English

Data: 12 & 13 October 2020

Target group

Are you a HR manager, do you fulfill a similar role or are you considering doing that? This is the training for you.

Prior knowledge

No specific prior knowledge is required for this training.


In two days’ time, our experts will make you acquainted with all the relevant basic principles of Dutch employment law. The main themes such as dismissal law, illness and reintegration, leave, holidays and the works council will be discussed.

Learning objective

This training will provide you with a solid basic knowledge of Dutch employment law, which you can immediately put into practice in your day to day work.

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Day 1:


  • Employee versus self-employed worker (definition employment contract)
  • Interrelations of rules within employment law
  • Right to work in the Netherlands
  • Collective employment law
  • Application procedure
  • Focus points for fixed-term employment contract
    • Succession of fixed-term employment contracts
    • Duty of notification
  • Special conditions in the employment contract 
    • Trial period
    • Pension dismissal clause
    • Non-competition clause / Non-sollicitation clause
    • Penalty clause
  • Working hours
  • Public holidays
  • Wage
  • Damage and accidents
  • Holiday
  • Statutory forms of leave (pregnancy and maternity leave, parental leave, etc.)
  • Flexible working act. 

Day 2: 

  • Incapacity for work (illness and reintegration)
  • Dismissal
  • Works council
  • Employee insurance schemes (unemployment, incapacity for work, old age pension)

Praktische info


Two days

Nirpa certificate

165 PE-points


Course location

Teteringsedijk 184, 4817 ML, Breda (Netherlands). Directions
Course times and rates
The course will start at 9.30 am and end around 4 pm. Of course we will provide you with a tasteful lunch.
The course rate amounts € 1,490.- per participant (excluding VAT).
You will receive a confirmation of your registration and an invoice after your registration. 



Thanks for being interested in this course! Please complete the registration form per participant. After registration you will receive a confirmation of your registration and an invoice at the specified e-mail address.