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Legislative changes as of July 1, 2023

June 21, 2023

There are always changes on January 1 and July 1one place in the field of labor law and social security. Whether you work, are retired or receive benefits: it is quite possible that this will affect you, your income and your situation. Below we provide a clear overview of what will change for you on 1 July 2023.

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I work

Minimum wage
The rounded (gross) minimum wage will increase as of 1 July 2023. Below you will find the minimum wage per month, week and day in euros (excluding holiday allowance):

Age Month Week Day
from 21 years € 1.995,00 € 460,40 € 92,08
20 years € 1.596,00 € 368,30 € 73,66
19 years € 1.197,00 € 276,25 € 55,25
18 years € 997,50 € 230,20 € 46,04
17 years € 788,05 € 181,85 € 36,37
16 years € 688,30 € 158,85 € 31,77
15 years € 598,50 € 138,10 € 27,62

Vision on reintegration
Are you ill for a long time? Then you draw up an action plan together with your employer – and a first-year evaluation after one year. From 1 July, you must also include a vision on your reintegration in these documents. In other words: from now on you will record what you think of the reintegration process. This should ensure that you continue to have a better conversation about your reintegration.

I am retired

Increase in AOW amounts
The amount of AOW benefits is adjusted every six months. The amount is derived from the minimum wage and depends on your living situation.

  • If you live alone, you will receive € 1.458,15 gross monthly.
  • If you are married or living together, you will receive € 993,16 gross per person per month.

Op the website of the Social Insurance Bank you will find more information, including a gross-net calculation.

Shorter continued payment of wages in case of illness
Are you still employed after the state pension age and do you become ill? Then you are entitled to 1 weeks of continued payment of wages until 13 July. After that, this period is shortened to 6 weeks. Were you already ill before 1 July? Then you are entitled to 13 weeks of continued payment of wages.

I get a benefit

Daily wages
The daily wages of the ZW, WW, WAO and WIA benefits will also be increased. Until July 1, the maximum daily wage is € 256,54 gross per day, after that it is € 264,57.

More information

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