Yes, the Netherlands government's advice is to allow employees to work from home as much as possible until April 6, 2020. If it can't be done, it can't be done.
Yes. The government's call to employers is to spread working hours until April 6, 2020 where possible. This is allowed and is also recommended.
The employer cannot oblige employees to take vacation days and in principle he must continue to pay wages. The employer can request a reduction in working hours.
The employer is responsible for providing a healthy and safe working environment. Depending on the situation, the employer may refuse access to the workplace. Consider whether working from home is an option.
In order to limit social disruption and to ensure that vital sectors such as care for the fire brigade and electricity continue to function, it is important that employees who work within the vital infrastructure come to work as long as they do not have any health complaints.
Make sure everyone in the workplace takes the usual measures to prevent the transmission of flu and colds:
If you suffer from mild health problems you should stay at home. Mild health complaints are:
Your own protocols apply. For every workplace it applies that a protocol of GGD comes into effect if there is a risk of contamination in the workplace through contacts of the employees.
That is determined by the local or national government.
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