Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Is there a law protecting Posted workers in the Netherlands?

Yes there is a law protection posted workers. Read more about the law in Dutch. Or download the pdf below.

Wet Arbeidsvoorwaarden Gedetacheerde werknemers in de Europese Unie (WagweEU) in Dutch.


What is a posted worker?

A “posted worker” is an employee who is sent by his employer to carry out a service in another EU Member State on a temporary basis, in the context of a contract of services, an intra-group posting or a hiring out through a temporary agency. Read more about posted workers here.

What is the difference between being posted and direct employement?

Read more about the difference between a posted worker and direct employment on this page.