The Cabinet approved the Labor Market Improved Equilibrium Act (“Wet arbeidsmarkt in balans”—WAB) that, beginning 2020, would replace sector-specific unemployment contributions with contributions differentiated according to the type of employment contract.
Officials announced the introduction of a number of measures to address the following situations or “problems areas” in the sector classification concerning the determination of unemployment contributions. These measures would be retroactively effective from 29 June 2018.
Read a July 2018 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Netherlands
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