“Rogue businesses” can use secondment to circumvent the employment conditions and laws of the country where the activities are performed. To address and respect the rights related to the employment conditions of seconded employees, various European directives have been drawn up.
In the Netherlands, a new bill on the employment conditions of seconded employees in the European Union is intended to implement the European enforcement directive into Dutch law. In turn, this will make it easier to implement and enforce the Secondment Directive. The Act is expected to be effective in mid-2016.
In general, the legislation contains:
Read a February 2016 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Netherlands: Bill on seconded staff: notification obligation for foreign businesses
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