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Transitievergoeding Na Tijdelijk Contract

Transitievergoeding na Tijdelijk Contract: What You Need to Know

Have you recently been let go from your temporary contract and are unsure about whether you are entitled to receive a transitievergoeding? Well, you are not alone! As a professional, I have compiled all the information you need to know about transitievergoeding na tijdelijk contract.

What is a Transitievergoeding?

A transitievergoeding, or transition payment, is a financial compensation paid to an employee when their employment contract is terminated. This payment is designed to aid in the transition from one job to another and can be used to cover any financial losses incurred as a result of unemployment.

Who is Entitled to a Transitievergoeding?

An employee is entitled to a transitievergoeding if they have been employed for a minimum of two years and their employment contract is terminated by the employer. This includes temporary contract employees whose contract is not renewed or is terminated by the employer before the contract end date.

How is the Transitievergoeding Calculated?

The transitievergoeding is calculated based on the length of service with the employer and the employee`s gross monthly salary. For each year of service, an employee is entitled to one-third of their monthly salary, with the total amount capped at €83,000.

Exceptions to the Transitievergoeding

There are certain exceptions to the transitievergoeding. For example, an employee who has reached retirement age or whose contract has been terminated due to serious misconduct is not eligible for the payment.


It is important to understand your entitlements as an employee, especially when it comes to financial compensation during periods of unemployment. It is also important for employers to understand their obligations when it comes to paying out a transitievergoeding na tijdelijk contract. If you believe you are entitled to a transitievergoeding but have not received one, do not hesitate to seek legal advice.