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Name: Extraordinary Decree on labour relations of 5 October 1945, as amended to 28 June 1990.
Country: Netherlands
Subject(s): Employment security, termination of employment; Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1990-06-28
Entry into force:
ISN: NLD-1990-R-44451
Bibliography: Arbeidswetgeving, 1992, Bakels, Kluwer, Deventer, 11th edition, pp. 92-95
Abstract/Citation: Employer and employee are prohibited from terminating a labour relationship without the authorization of the Minister of social affairs and employment. This prohibition applies to termination of work relations by advance notice only. It shall also be forbidden for the employer to reduce the working time of the employee to less than 48 hours a week, providing this would entail a wage reduction.
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