Posted workers are subject to certain minimum conditions of employment as set out by the Dutch Labour Laws and related collective agreements with regard to:
maximum working time and minimum rest periods;
minimum amount of paid annual leave;
temporary agency working conditions;
specific conditions of employment and work for young people, pregnant women and women
who have recently given birth; and
When obligations in the Labour laws are not observed, the relevant inspectorate (Social Affairs and Employment “SZW”) may impose a fine. If the minimum provisions from the universally binding collective agreement are not observed, employees and/or social partners may institute an action against the employer.