JCC/AKD/JETRO seminar “Dutch Labour Law Update 2020”

In cooperation with JETRO Amsterdam and AKD, we organize below seminar. 

During the seminar we provide you the most updated info on what to expect in Dutch labor law changes from January 2020.

  • Date / Time: Thursday 12 September 2019 from 15:00 – 18:00 (registration at 14:30)
  • Location: AKD Amsterdam Office (Gustav Mahlerlaan 2970, 1081 LA Amsterdam)
  • Parking space is not available at the venue.  Please use the P2 VUmc (2 minutes walk, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3004, 1081 LA, Amsterdam)、or Q-park Amsterdam Mahler,(15 minutes walk; Aaron Coplandstraat 8, 1082 MG Amsterdam)
  • Language: English with a Japanese summary

This seminar will focus on upcoming employment law changes in 2020.

We will discuss why the Balanced Labour Market Act has been introduced, what it changes and how companies should prepare for the new labour market rules. Various other changes coming into effect in 2020 will also be addressed, including the introduction of special leave and potential entitlement to compensation for employers who have made transition payments in case of ill employees. And finally, we will examine the new rules for the deployment of self-employed workers.


14:30-15:00    Registration and welcome drinks
15:00-15:05 Opening by Mr. Yoshitoku Takahashi, Vice Chairman and Head of  Trade and Investment Committee of JCC
15:05-15:10 Welcome by Mr. Erwin Rademakers, AKD’s managing partner
15:10-15:40  The new Balanced Labour Market Act
15:40-15:50     Japanese summary
15:50-16:00  Break
16:00-16:30  Varia
16:30-16:40 Japanese summary
16:40-16:55 Q&A
16:55-17:00 Closing by Kazuko Suzuki, Secretary General of JCC Secretariat
17:00-18:00       Drinks and networking

We look forward to seeing you all at the seminar.