The Corona measures have revealed in rapid tempo the pros and cons of working from home for both employer and employee. But, since The Flexible Work Act of 1-1-2016 (Dutch Wfw)) working from home was already a right… provided…
- Your employee was in service for longer than 26 weeks
- The request was made at least 2 months prior to the start date
Points for consideration:
- Think about the different jobs: which jobs do you believe are suitable/unsuitable for this
- Make agreements with your employees and perhaps Works Council or Personnel Representative
- Take inventory of available resources (costs, processes, safety, coaching)
- Set up an employee-level work from home plan
Ask yourself the following:
- Who decides the policy?
- Does the place meet the occupational health and safety rules?
- How is taxation arranged?
- Is there access for an occupational health expert (ergonomics)?
- Who is responsible, and for what?
What is the least you need to keep control and prevent problems?
- Draw up an individual working from home agreement with your employees
- Evaluate it regularly and adapt if necessary for your business activities
- Inform your employees and record that you have given that advice