Illegal employment: close down company
Employers violating the Act on Employment of Foreigners (Wav) are penalised with EUR 8,000 per foreigner. This will be EUR 12,000 as of 1 January 2013. As of this date the minister of Social Affairs will also have the possibility to close down the company for a maximum period of 3 months by recurring violation of this Act. This drastic measure can be taken after the third violation of this Act by the company in 5 years.