Labour law


Contribution of the employer for teleworking: a new circular letter

Contribution of the employer for teleworking: a new circular letter
02/03/2021

​In the context of teleworking, the tax authorities clarified in a circular letter of 26 February 2021 the reimbursement by the employer of office expenses made by the employee

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The Belgian requirement to rely on recognized dockers to perform dock work passes the ECJ test

The Belgian requirement to rely on recognized dockers to perform dock work passes the ECJ test
26/02/2021

In a long-awaited court ruling, the ECJ confirmed on 11 February 2021 that the Belgian rules on dock work, obliging companies to have only recognised dockers carry out dock work in ports, does not necessarily constitute a violation of the free movement of workers

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The Vaccination Campaign in Belgium Is Slowly Getting Underway. What Does This Mean for Employers?

The Vaccination Campaign in Belgium Is Slowly Getting Underway. What Does This Mean for Employers?
26/02/2021

Can an employer require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19? Can an employer require employees to present a vaccination certificate? Can an employer refuse unvaccinated employees access to the company?

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Mr. Philippe François

Rules applicable to strikes
25/02/2021

A national day of action is being organised by a coalition of labour unions today (25 February 2021) in Belgium.We would like to remind you of the rules applicable to strikes:

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CLA 149 Teleworking

CLA 149 Teleworking
24/02/2021

The National Labour Council concluded the collective labour agreement (CLA) 149 on 26-1-2021 on recommended or mandatory telework due to Covid.

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Protection de la vie privée : que faire avec la boîte mail d’un ancien travailleur ?

Protection de la vie privée : que faire avec la boîte mail d’un ancien travailleur ?
23/02/2021

Un employeur (dizaine de collaborateurs) ne clôture pas la boîte mail d’un ancien travailleur. L’Autorité de la protection des données (APD) le condamne à 15.000€ d’amende.

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The Court of Cassation on the protection against dismissal for employee representatives reaching the pensionable age

The Court of Cassation on the protection against dismissal for employee representatives reaching the pensionable age
22/02/2021

On 14 December 2020, the Court of Cassation ruled that an employee representative who has been given notice before reaching the age of 65, but whose notice period only ends afterwards

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Brexit : mesures temporaires de crise entreront en vigueur le 22 mars 2021

Brexit : mesures temporaires de crise entreront en vigueur le 22 mars 2021
19/02/2021

Le législateur belge a adopté une loi du 6 mars 2020 mettant en place des mesures temporaires de crise pour les employeurs en difficulté à la suite du Brexit. Cette loi n'entrerait en vigueur qu'en cas de Brexit sans accord

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Business immigration: new substantive rules in the Flemish Region as of 1 March 2021

Business immigration: new substantive rules in the Flemish Region as of 1 March 2021
18/02/2021

With the Decree of 8 January 2021, the Flemish Region introduces more flexibility into its migration policy so that employers have a wider range of options for employing third-country nationals in Flanders.

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Lutte contre l’écart salarial entre hommes et femmes : n’oubliez pas le rapport !

Lutte contre l’écart salarial entre hommes et femmes : n’oubliez pas le rapport !
16/02/2021

Avant le 31 mars 2021, le rapport d’analyse bisannuel relatif à la structure des rémunérations au sein de l’entreprise doit être présenté au Conseil d’entreprise ou, à défaut, à la délégation syndicale.

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