Zuidzijde Haven 39A
4611 HC Bergen op Zoom
Visitors address Middelburg
4332 SB Middelburg
Post address Gent
Coupure Rechts 88
Answers on most common questions
As you know, the Dutch government has recently announced additional measures in the fight against the Covid19 - Corona virus. We realize that this situation may raise additional questions. To answer these, we have prepared a FAQ. It answers the most common questions.
The situation surrounding the corona virus changes daily. The FAQ is updated based on the latest information. If you have any converns or questions not answered by this FAQ, feel free to contact your contact person.
UPDATE | 11 May 2020
Various measure are slowly being eased by the government. It is still very uncertain whether we have taken a definitive path to a Corona-free world. We probably have a long way to go. Should the contamination figures increase again, it is not inconceivable that the measures will be tightened up again.
Discipline is extremely important at this stage. Everyone has a responsibility in stopping the virus. That is why we also our temporary workers to be and remain sharp on advice, measures and protocols that apply. Only if we tackle it together will we get rid of the Corona virus.
I'm sick, now what?
Stay at home and follow the instructions of your doctor or GGD or RIVM. You may be entitled to continued payment in the event of illness. See your contract for this or contact us by telephone.
I have to take care of my sick partner, parents or children. Am I entitled to care leave?
Yes, you are entitled to care leave. This concerns short-term care leave: 2x the working hours per week (max. 10 working days). Continued payment is 70%.
I've been quarantined but I don't feel sick. What now?
If you are in quarantine but are not ill, try working from home if possible. If working form home is nog possible, please consult your regular contact person or his backup at our agency.
My children's school and daycare is closed. I have to take care of my children. Am I entitled to care leave?
However annoying this situation is, you are not entitled to care leave. Care leave is intended for the care of sick people in your area (children, partner, parents). Try to work from home. If working from home is not possible, please consult your regular contact person or his backup at our agency.
My supervisor sent me home because there is no more work. Or the client's company is closed. What now?
We treat this as a cancellation of the assignment and, where appropriate, will act in accordance with the ABU Collective Labour Agreement. We are in close consultation with clients about their plans and whether companies will be closed. Keep a close eye on our website for the current state of affairs.
Finally, it is important to discuss with your manager how you can work in a safe manner, so that the service continues as much as possible. We appeal to the solidarity and everyone's sense of responsibility in this situation. To support each other and to monitor the continuity of the service.
The situation surrounding the corona virus changes daily, which means that national guidelines are regularly updated. For more information, see the official RIVM guidelines of this website: rivm.nl/coronavirus/covid-19/vragen-antwoorden
Many challenges will come our way in the coming period, but we are convinced that we can overcome them together. Take good care of yourself and your loved ones!