The phase system applies if you are sent for work to a client by an agency for temporary workers. In the Netherlands, this phase system can only be applied by temporary employment agencies. A regular employer works with the chain system, whereby you can get three conracts in three years before you start working fora an indefinite period.
Detailed information about the phase system can be found in the (summary) of the collective labor agreement for temporary agency workers (see downloads here above).
Phase A with temporary employment clause ends:
when the assignment on which you work at the client is terminated by the client;
when you are sick;
when you have reached the state pension age;
when you want to stop yourself.
The contract can be canceled by yourself on the next working day.
Phase A without temporary clause (repeating 4 weeks) ends:
This contract cannot be cancelled prematurely. The legal notice period is one month.If Charlie works does not want to continue the contract, this will be indicated in writing 4 weeks in advance.
Has a starting and ending date. This contract ends by operation of law and at the latest one month in advance we will inform you whether or not your contract is being extended.
Can be cancelled on the next working day subject to a cancellation period of one month.