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Mirjam de Blécourt has been repeatedly recognized by top legal directories as one of the leading labor and employment lawyers in Europe and the Netherlands. She leads Baker McKenzie’s Amsterdam Employment and Pensions Law practice group and is member of the Firm's European Employment Group Steering Committee. Furthermore Mirjam is a former board member of Baker McKenzie's Amsterdam office. Mirjam has always been very active in the diversity and inclusion sphere, both outside and inside Baker McKenzie. She currently serves as chair of the supervisory board for Rutgers (international centre of expertise on (women’s) health and rights). Additionally she serves as senator of VVD (People's Party for Freedom and Democracy) in the Dutch Senate. Mirjam joined Baker McKenzie in 1990 and has been a partner since 1999.

Today the Dutch government provided details around the compensation scheme the Temporary Emergency Scheme for Work Retention Scheme (in Dutch: “Tijdelijke Noodmaatregel Overbrugging voor behoud van Werkgelegenheid” or abbreviated as: the “NOW”). This scheme is one of the measures implemented in order to mitigate the magnitude of the financial consequences…

Baker McKenzie’s EMEA Employment and Compensation Team is pleased to provide you with this quick guide for employers, dealing with 11 of the most pressing issues employers are currently faced in light of the Coronavirus outbreak across 19 European jurisdictions. In the words of our French colleagues: “Pas de Panique”…

The Dutch government has implemented some necessary but drastic measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. These measures have inevitable consequences for everyone, also for employers and employees. Although the legal consequences of the measures introduced can be significant, there are several options available for you, on which we wish…

Baker McKenzie’s EMEA Employment and Compensation Team is pleased to provide you with this quick guide for employers, dealing with 11 of the most pressing issues employers are currently faced in light of the Coronavirus outbreak across 19 European jurisdictions. In the words of our French colleagues: “Pas de Panique”…