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October 15th 2019

  • You are entitled to parental leave once for each child. You can reduce the actual workweek to half of the relevant time for the maximum uninterrupted period of twelve months. The workweek can be reduced by less or more number of hours per week, in which case the maximum period of leave can be extended or reduced proportionately. The parental leave can be divided into a maximum of six periods of at least one month.

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  • If you are a parent or attending a child it is possible that you are qualified for a contribution of childcare costs.

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  • In the Netherlands there is a general Child Benefit Law (Algemene Kinderbijslagwet, AKV), the aim of which is to provide financial support for insured persons who are bringing up and caring for children.

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