LABOUR & SOCIAL SECURITY LAW


Q & A Employment Law - European Football Championship | Violation of the mask obligation in the workplace

Q & A Employment Law - European Football Championship | Violation of the mask obligation in the workplace
21/06/2021

Q: Jos, your employee, gets too excited about a Kevin De Bruyne goal and drops his mask. Other workers complain and, unfortunately, Jos also turned out to be infected. Does his reckless behaviour constitute a serious cause?

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Extension of mourning leave approved by Parliament

Extension of mourning leave approved by Parliament
21/06/2021

On 17 June 2021, the Federal Parliament (Chamber of Representatives) has approved the extension of the so-called "mourning leave" (short leave) for employees who have lost a close relative. During this leave, the employees keep the right to their normal remuneration.

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Q & A Employment Law - European Football Championship | Social benefits

Q & A Employment Law - European Football Championship | Social benefits
17/06/2021

Q: Can I offer a beer and wine box to our employees? Is this taxable and tax deductible?

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Belgian Social Partners Reach Agreement on Four Key Social Topics

Belgian Social Partners Reach Agreement on Four Key Social Topics
16/06/2021

On Tuesday June 8, 2021, the Belgian Group of Ten (i.e., the consultative body of trade unions and employers, the “social partners”) reached general agreement on four social topics.

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Mr. Alexander Vandenbergen
Mr. Jan Hofkens

Checklist pour la préparation et l’implémentation d’une procédure de lanceurs d’alerte
14/06/2021

Les travailleurs jouent un rôle clé en tant que lanceurs d’alerte en divulguant et prévenant les violations à d’importantes législations par l’entreprise ou l’organisation pour laquelle ils travaillent.

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Vaccinatiegegevens van personeel opvragen en bijhouden: mag dat? Op het kruispunt tussen arbeidsrecht en de GDPR

Vaccinatiegegevens van personeel opvragen en bijhouden: mag dat? Op het kruispunt tussen arbeidsrecht en de GDPR
14/06/2021

De vaccinatiecampagne draait op volle toeren, waardoor de kans toeneemt dat u als werkgever wordt geconfronteerd met een werknemer die zich (eventueel tijdens de werkuren) laat vaccineren.

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The mid-year review - what should you do when your employee is underperforming?

The mid-year review - what should you do when your employee is underperforming?
12/06/2021

For a company to work effectively, an employer needs to be able to rely on committed, motivated and capable employees. Many employers organise mid-year reviews to assess the performance of their employees to determine whether they are on track to reach their goals for the year.

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Employee party in the company building

Employee party in the company building
11/06/2021

We organise a party of freedom linked to a match of the Red Devils on our company premises. What rules do we observe? And in the open air?

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Can employers grant employees a one-off results-based bonus to incentivize them to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Can employers grant employees a one-off results-based bonus to incentivize them to get the COVID-19 vaccine?
11/06/2021

The Belgian Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue (FPS) is of the opinion that it would, in principle, not be possible to grant a one-off results-based bonus to incentivize employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine for the following reasons

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Are employees allowed to return to the office? Yes, but under certain conditions!

Are employees allowed to return to the office? Yes, but under certain conditions!
09/06/2021

As a reminder, in its meeting of 11 May 2021 the Consultative Committee decided that, if there were positive developments in the health situation, it would deploy a four-step "summer" plan, allowing various relaxation measures in the weeks to come and during the summer.

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