As you may have already heard, a number of relaxations will again take effect as of Wednesday 9th of June 2021.
These relaxations are part of the first step in the "Summer Plan".
We have listed the most important changes for you.
Since the previous consultation committee, it has been permitted for employers to organize 'return moments'. In concrete terms, these are moments when employees who have been doing compulsory telework in the past few months can come back to the office. Note that teleworking is still compulsory until the 1st of July 2021.
These return moments do have a number of mandatory conditions:
The rules below only apply as of the 1st of July 2021. Until that date, the current measures remain in force.
Employees can travel freely within the European Union if they have a digital corona certificate.
This certificate is proof that someone has been vaccinated against corona, has tested negative, or has recently recovered from corona. The Passenger Location Form (PLF) is still compulsory, but the distinction between private and business travel has been removed. Therefore, it is no longer mandatory for business trips to complete the Business Travel Brad tool, but the PLF must be completed.
The quarantine rules regarding travel will also be adjusted:
If, as an employer, you employ foreign workers, the same rules apply. However, other rules apply if your employees come from countries that are not members of the European Union:
If there are any questions about this, please do not hesitate to contact us.
We from Crowe are at your disposal!