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Russell Advocaten hosts interactive lunch meeting on: “Employee sickness”

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On Wednesday, 28 October 2015, Russell Advocaten hosted the interactive lunch meeting on: “Employee sickness” for Embassies.

For a photo album on the seminar, please click here:

This seminar covered the most important topics pertaining to sickness of employees:

• Prevention of sickness

• Medical statements and reporting sick (protocol)

• Company doctor of Arbo service (re-integration)

• (non) payment of salary

• Termination during sickness.

HE Wyllis Delvalle, Ambassador of Panama.


Using practical examples, including cases presented by the participants, the specialist employment lawyers identified key issues that HR-responsibles at Embassies should be aware of to prevent problems with sick personnel.

Russell Advocaten ( has served as trusted advisor to many Embassies, Consulates, diplomats and expats over the past decades.


The special Embassy desk handles a.o. cases of employment, labour and dismissal, buying, selling and leasing real estate (Residence/Embassy), immigration, attachment, garnishment, execution, diplomatic immunity and diplomatic inviolability.

Russell Advocaten regularly organizes seminars for Embassies and Consulates. Their next workshop will be “Foreign investments in the Netherlands” on 25 November 2015.

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