|Employee treatment in the Netherlands|
|Supporting NCP(s)||None Selected|
|Description||Specific instance notified by a trade union regarding the activities of a US-based multinational enterprise operating in the Netherlands.|
|Theme(s)||Employment and industrial relations|
|Date||4 Oct 2004|
In October 2004, the Netherlands NCP received a request for review by a trade union alleging that a US-based multinational enterprise had breached the employment and industrial relations provisions of the Guidelines in the Netherlands by attempting to introduce a 40 hour working week.
Parallel legal proceedings took care of the trade union's concerns and the NCP subsequently concluded the specific instance.