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Knowledge and insights you need to succeed as member of the Works Council in the Netherlands.


Consulting Services Works Councils

Today’s Works Council landscape rapidly evolves and it is therefore more important than ever to have a trusted partner on your side.

Receive advice in strategy, organisational redesign, employment law and Works Council consultation process.

You will benefit from one of our consultants providing you guidance on operational Works Council matters to senior-level strategic advice.

Works Council Courses

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Searching for Works Council training can be overwhelming with all the available online offerings.
However, with tailor-made content the relevant knowledge is shared within your objectives and needs.

The online programs at the Human in Progress Academy are:

  1. Results-based driven providing impactful tangible experiences.
  2. Hands-on instructor led (ILT) through case studies and interactive discussions.
  3. Frequently reviewed and thus comply with laws and market practices.

The process of developing the tailor-made online program or course starts with a consultation.
We will discuss your needs, skills, role and the level of knowledge of the participants.






According to the Works Councils Act meetings and training (Art. 17 and 18 WOR): The entrepreneur is required to allow the Works Council the use of the facilities available in the company for the performance of their duties (meeting rooms, computer, etc.).

In joint agreement the entrepreneur and the Works Council determine the required hours (for meetings) and days (for training) in line with the Works Councils Act. The members are entitled to:

  • The right to take off time from work to attend Works Council meetings.
  • The right to take off time from work to follow training / courses.

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