Employment law & benefits

Dutch employment law offers a high degree of protection for employees. In addition, if you find yourself out of a job but still living in the Netherlands, you may be entitled to unemployment benefit – expats and locals alike can receive benefits while searching for a new job.

Dismissal rights for highly skilled migrants

Amsterdam office
Familiarise yourself with your residency rights while living in the Netherlands, and learn how to protect them.

Severance pay

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Find out about the conditions that require an employer to give a severance payment to an employee.

Unemployment benefits in the Netherlands

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Get a comprehensive overview of the unemployment benefits in the Netherlands and the application procedure.

Basics of employment law for expats

Amsterdam canal night
Get to grips with the basics of Dutch employment law, which offers a high degree of protection for employees.

Advanced employment law

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Delve deeper into Dutch employment law with this information from our experts at Pallas Attorneys-at-Law.