Dutch House for Whistleblowers Act (in Dutch: “Wet Huis voor Klokkenluiders”): mandatory internal procedure and new prejudice prohibition as of 1 July 2016
The Dutch House for Whistleblowers Act (HfW) will enter into force as of 1 July 2016. The purpose of the act is to improve the conditions for whistleblowers within organizations by making research possible and providing better protection of the whistleblowers. Click on the below link for our newsletter with an overview of the most relevant changes for employers in the Netherlands:
If you wish to draft a whistleblower scheme or examine whether your current scheme is HfW-proof, you can contact Wietje de Muinck Keizer (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Martine Hoogendoorn (email@example.com).