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Labour law

Are you facing dismissal?

Labour law

You want to dismiss an employee, but how should the employment contract be dissolved? Is your employee entitled to a transition compensation? What are your rights and obligations? Questions that are related to employment law and where you can make good use of legal advice.


As an employer, you can also contact us for the following questions:


  • I want to hire an employee. What should the employment contract contain?
  • My employee is ill. What should I do now?
  • I am going to hire someone who is not a resident of the EU, how do I arrange that?
  • Am I liable for my employee’s illness?
  • My employee has been ill for two years. Do I have to terminate the employment contract?
  • What kind of contract should I conclude for temporary work?
  • What kind of contract is useful for seasonal work?
  • What are the rights and obligations in a flexible employment relationship?
  • My employee does not do the work well. Can I fire him?


As an employer, there are several situations within employment law that you may have to deal with.


The termination of an employment contract is in all cases a far-reaching event. Apart from the impact of a dismissal on an organization or person, in the Netherlands we have to deal with strict rules when it comes to dismissing employees. Here we have to deal with dismissal law. Your employee has, under various circumstances, specific rights and protection by virtue of this dismissal right.


You may have to deal with a reorganization within your company. Internal or external causes will lead to adjustments in your company and may result in the dismissal of your employees. A reorganization takes place in steps in which your company has various obligations. Think, for example, of drawing up a social plan.

Employment contract

An employment contract lays down the terms and conditions of employment between you as employer and employee. There are many types of employment contracts and related terms of employment. In these terms of employment there is a distinction between primary and secondary terms of employment. Having an employment contract checked for legal validity gives you as an employer peace of mind and clarity.

Labour dispute

If an employment conflict arises between you and your employee, it is important to resolve it as well and as quickly as possible. Prolonged labour conflicts lead to malfunctions in the workplace, overwork and disruption in the relational sphere.

Do you have to deal with one of the above situations and need legal advice? TLC Lawyers can help you!