Belgium: Useful information - key future employment law developments

Original and updating author: Mark Carley
Consultant editor: Thierry Viérin, Osborne Clarke

A brief summary of significant developments that will impact on employment law in Belgium.

Development Key practical implications Status Expected date

Amendments to rules on time credits to "jobsdeal" package of measures.

The age at which employees can benefit from end-of-career time credits will increase from 55 to 60.

The rules on the use of time credits for training will be amended.

The Government adopted legislation in November 2018. The Government collapsed in December and a minority caretaker administration is in office until general elections are held in May 2019.

The date that the new rules will come into force is not known.