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Flemish Decree introduces temporary work for Flemish public services
11/06/2018

Although many Flemish authorities regularly rely on temporary workers, a decree of 27 April 2018 (published on 16 May 2018) has now finally authorized Flemish public services and local authorities to do so.

Temporary work may be relied on for several purposes, the most important of which are:

-           The temporary replacement of both civil servants and staff members under contract;

-           A temporary increase of work;

-           The performance of exceptional work

Temporary work for the purpose of “inflow” (allowing the employing entity to test the temporary worker, with the aim of offering permanent employment following a positive evaluation) has been excluded from the scope. The obligation to offer permanent employment outside the framework of the traditional recruitment processes is considered incompatible with the principle of equality for contractual hiring in the public sector.

For each of the purposes for which temporary work is authorized, a maximum period of 12 months applies, including extensions. 

The representative organizations of employees must be informed in advance of the employment of the temporary workers. 

The Decree is welcomed in the temporary agency sector and by the public services, who have long been operating in a “grey” area.

Contracts with the temporary agencies generally fall within the scope of the rules on public procurement. Therefore, authorities must in principle follow a tender procedure when awarding these contracts.

 

 

Related : Loyens & Loeff CVBA ( Mrs. Marga Caproni ,  Mr. Valentijn De Boe )

Mrs. Marga Caproni Mrs. Marga Caproni
Counsel
marga.caproni@loyensloeff.com
Mr. Valentijn De Boe Mr. Valentijn De Boe
Counsel
valentijn.de.boe@loyensloeff.com

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