Interactive Lunch Meeting 26 September 2018

On Wednesday 26 September Russell Advocaten will organize an interactive lunch meeting featuring two workshops.


1. “Living and working in Europe”

During this workshop, the main topics to be discussed are;

  • Residence permits for work (employee, highly skilled migrant or EU-blue card?)
  • Work permits (when and how?)
  • Recognized sponsorship for employers (pro’s and con’s)
  • Status indications on identity cards for Embassies and Consulates


2. “How to deal with ill employees”

During this workshop, the main topics to be discussed are:

  • Medical statements and reporting ill (employee handbook)
  • Obligations of the employer and employee
  • Company doctor / Arbo service (support and re-integration)
  • The role of the UWV / second opinion
  • Payment of salary (70% during 104 weeks) / possibilities to suspend or stop salary payments
  • Termination during illness



Date: Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Reinier W.L. Russell, LL.M.
Ynze Kliphuis, LL.M.
Jan Dop, LL.M.
Priscilla de Leede, LL.M.
Time: 12:00h – Registration, coffee / tea / lunch
12:30h – Workshops
13:30h – Questions and discussion
14:00h – Closing
Location: Russell Advocaten
Reimersbeek 2
1082 AG Amsterdam



We will gladly answer your questions during the workshops. If you send us your questions in advance (e-mail:, we will be able to answer them during the workshops.