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How to Determine the Best Work from Home Strategy for Your Company with Belgium Back in COVID-19 Mandatory Telework Mode?

How to Determine the Best Work from Home Strategy for Your Company with Belgium Back in COVID-19 Mandatory Telework Mode?
23/10/2020

Since October 19, 2020, new Belgian rules have once again made it obligatory for most employees  to “telework at home” as much as possible.

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Circular letter published on consumption cheques

Circular letter published on consumption cheques
22/10/2020

The federal government has agreed that employers will be able to grant consumption cheques to their employees to support the sectors most affected by the corona crisis.

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Mr. Bart Elias
Mrs. Pascale Moreau

National Labour Council adopts 2 COVID-19 related CBAs
22/10/2020

While our Belgian Governments are currently busy tightening the measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Labour Council (CNT - NAR) concluded 2 new COVID-19-related collective bargaining agreements (CBA) on 7 October 2020: CBA no. 148 and CBA no. 103/5.

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Mr. Houssam Filali

COVID-19 measure: two royal decrees concerning partial exemption from payment of payroll taxes
22/10/2020

Following the Bill dated 15 July 2020 (Belgian official Gazette of 23 July 2020), the new system of (partial) exemption from payment of withheld payroll taxes to the Belgian Treasury was introduced.​

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Overbruggingsrecht in geval van quarantaine of sluiting van klassen, scholen en kinderopvang

Overbruggingsrecht in geval van quarantaine of sluiting van klassen, scholen en kinderopvang
21/10/2020

Vanaf september kunnen zelfstandigen in bepaalde gevallen beroep doen op het klassieke overbruggingsrecht.

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COVID-19: European Commission authorises a Belgian aid scheme for the hotel sector in Brussels

COVID-19: European Commission authorises a Belgian aid scheme for the hotel sector in Brussels
19/10/2020

On 9 October 2020, the European Commission gave the green light for the establishment of a Brussels aid scheme to support the hotel sector (in particular, hotels and aparthotels) in view of the health crisis.

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Can I measure the temperature of employees or customers?

Can I measure the temperature of employees or customers?
16/10/2020

Fever is one of the possible symptoms of infection with the COVID-19 virus. As part of the fight against the pandemic, companies may consider measuring the temperature of customers and employees, for example when entering their buildings.

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Two new CBAs in the context of the corona crisis

Two new CBAs in the context of the corona crisis
16/10/2020

At their meeting on 7 October 2020, the social partners concluded two new CBAs which once again provide more clarity in the context of the ongoing corona crisis.

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COVID-19: the European Commission prolongs the Temporary Framework on State Aid until 30 June 2021 and expands its scope

COVID-19: the European Commission prolongs the Temporary Framework on State Aid until 30 June 2021 and expands its scope
16/10/2020

On 19 March 2020, the Commission adopted a Temporary Framework on State aid measures to support the economy in the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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Mr. Wouter Neven

Covid-19 en administratieve verplichtingen in de bouwsector in België
12/10/2020

Nieuwe registratieplicht bij beroep op buitenlandse werknemers en/of zelfstandigen

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