From 2020, part of the CT² website will be in English. The reason for that is that there is an increasing number of expats working in the Netherlands at international companies, and often the language of instruction in these organisations is English. In those cases, the Dutch Works Councils Act can be quite a challenge.
Much of the information on our website is also available in English. We keep translating, which is why we’ve created a list of the most recently translated pages on CT2.nl. (meer…)
The Social Economic Council (SER) has translated the Works Council Act (WOR) text into English. This is very useful now that, due to the increasing globalisation, there are more and more English-speaking Works Councils in the Netherlands.
Employees and employers have many questions, for example, about vacation days. Because there is temporarily less work, some employers want employees to take up their vacation days now. However, (meer…)
This is a situation we have encountered several times over the last few weeks: the general management of an international group sent a memo stating that all salaries are reduced by 20% due to the coronavirus. But (meer…)
You, as Works Council, have received a requests for advice. What happens next? What should you do with it? What are the Works Council’s advisory powers? This blog article contains an easy checklist. (meer…)
In the Netherlands, the reality of the coronavirus is that we need to deal with it. Decisions must now be taken within all organisations, but how? (meer…)
Cultural differences in the Works Council are often the root cause of a problematic relationship and communication problems. As a Works Council, you should be aware of the cultural differences and discuss them.