Statutory leave in the Netherlands
Dutch law provides various leave arrangements, regulated by the Work and Care Act (Wet Arbeid en Zorg, “WAZO“). This Act defines the following statutory leave:
- Pregnancy and maternity leave
- Partner leave (Paternity leave)
- Parental leave
- Adoption leave and foster care leave
- Short-term care leave
- Long-term care leave
- Emergency and other short absence leave
For a concise overview of the various leave arrangements, please download our brochure.
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