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Remke E. G. Scheepstra

Remke Scheepstra joined Baker McKenzie as an associate in 2000, and has since been part of the Firm’s Amsterdam Labor Law practice group. She is also a member of the firm’s European Labor Practice Group. She has authored or co-authored several articles on labor and privacy issues.

Welcome to the next edition of our quarterly HR Privacy newsletter designed to keep you updated with key cases, legal developments, trends and news relating to employment / HR data privacy matters, which is brought to you by the Baker McKenzie EMEA Employment and Compensation practice group.
This edition explores high-profile case-law decisions and new consultations and guidance in the UK, Germany, Netherlands and Spain markets.

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…

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…