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Unemployment Articles
Brochure: Redundancy in the Netherlands. What are your rights?
Viewed 10186 times since Sat, Dec 17, 2011
Redundancy in the NetherlandsIn this brochure we will discuss the legal obligations your employer has to follow if he wants to end your contract. If a redundancy payment is applicable we give you guidelines to calculate the amount. You may be able to... Read More
Can I claim unemployment benefit?
Viewed 1752 times since Sun, Nov 27, 2011
If you become unemployed in the Netherlands and you have been paying Dutch social security premiums you may be entitled to unemployment benefit. Register with your local "Centrum voor Werk & Inkomen", they can help you with requesting... Read More
What form do I need to certify periods of insurance in other countries to claim unemployment benefits)?
Viewed 1627 times since Thu, Nov 24, 2011
You will need the so called U1 form. The U1 form certifies your periods of insurance in another EU country, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland that will be taken into account for the calculation of unemployment benefits. You can obtai... Read More
Do I get any benefit if I became unemployed voluntary?
Viewed 1134 times since Mon, Oct 20, 2014
Question:I live and work in the Netherlands. 3 months ago I decided to leave my employer and I took voluntary redundancy and have been unable to find employment. Am I entitled to benefit in the Netherlands? Thanks.Answer:If you took redundancy... Read More