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Employment contracts

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Does Dutch employment law apply to me?

What is a CAO (collective labour agreement)?

How do I know that my contract is in accordance with Dutch law?

You can contact the UWV with questions about your employment contract. You can also use the free legal services of ‘Het Juridischloket’, or have a 10-minute free of charge consultation on employment issues at the Legal Expat Desk of the law firm ‘GMW Lawyers’. The consultations are on Wednesday mornings upon appointment.

Which information is usually included in an employment contract?

I want to know whether or not the employers in the Netherlands are obliged to pay a majority of the employee’s travel to work expenses, and if they're not, is there a way I can claim it back in taxes?

What are my legal rights and obligations when I have a temporary employment contract?

What are my legal rights and obligations when I have a permanent employment contract?

What are my legal rights and obligations when I have an employment contract with an employment agency?

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I have some legal issues with my employment contract. Where can I get a legal assistance?

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