Netherlands: Training and development
Updating author: Wouter Engelsman and Jasper Hoffstedde, CLINT | Littler
Consultant editor: Maria Benbrahim, Hogan Lovells International LLP
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- Employers have a statutory obligation to provide training that is necessary for the employee to perform their job. (See General)
- If training is mandatory in terms of an applicable law, regulation or a collective bargaining agreement, the employer must pay for the training and it must occur during regular working hours, if possible. (See General)
- Sectoral expertise centres oversee vocational training, including apprenticeships, in their industry. (See Apprenticeships)