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Table 2 Cooperation between employees and HR professionals

From: Work resumption at the price of distrust: a qualitative study on return to work legislation in the Netherlands

   Year 1 Year 2
Type of agreement   Expected Observed Expected Observed
  1. Meetings + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + (1,2,3,6) + (1,2,3,6)
  2. Mutual exchange of information about RTW possibilities + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + (1,2,3,6) - (1,2,3,6)
  3. Shared decision-making about RTW + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + (1,2,3,6) - (1,2,3,6)
  4. Intervention to support work resumption + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + (1,2,3,6) + (1,2,6), - (3)
Cooperation summarised    -   + -
  1. Note. The expected cooperation consisted of the obligatory actions for employees and employers that were prescribed by the legislation. Whether the employee and HR professional or supervisor acted in line with the legislative obligations (observed cooperation) was assessed for each employee individually (see the numbers in the Table). The findings regarding cooperation were summarised afterwards.
  2. + yes, + - partially, - no.