Updated to reflect an increase to the maximum limit on voluntary overtime and to reflect changes to parental leave, and enhanced to include information relating to record-keeping requirements for working hours, and to include additional information relating to supplementary leave.
Updated to include information on an intersectoral agreement that sets a binding upper limit on pay increases for 2019-2020.
Updated to reflect changes to the requirements relating to the employment of foreign nationals.
A brief summary of significant developments that will impact on employment law in Belgium.
Updated to include information on employers’ obligations to consult in relation to the ability of employees to disconnect from work.
Updated to reflect a change to notice periods for employees with less than six months' service.
Updated to include information on the introduction of a training objective scheme for employers with 10 to 19 employees.
Information on legal service providers for Belgium employment law.
Useful online resources on employment law in Belgium.
An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Belgium, covering probationary periods, types of contract, written statement of terms of employment and variation of contract.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Belgium.