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The Federal Mobility Survey 2021-2022 has been launched
Employers

The Federal Mobility Survey 2021-2022 has been launched

20 July 2021 Ellen Van Grunderbeek

Employers with an average of more than 100 employees must participate in the Federal Mobility Survey between 30 June 2021 and 31 January 2022.

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Flemish training leave: collective right of initiative during the school year 2021-2022
Employers

Flemish training leave: collective right of initiative during the school year 2021-2022

08 July 2021 Miet Vanhegen

The Flemish government is launching a directed training and career offensive as part of 'All hands on deck' (the Flemish recovery plan). Next school year, a temporary joint initiative right for Flemish training leave will be created, whereby both employees and employers can propose a training course.

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Summer 2021: employers, keep an eye out for these changes
Employers

Summer 2021: employers, keep an eye out for these changes

01 July 2021 Nele Mertens

Acerta lists what's new in July, August and September.

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Bereavement leave will soon be extended
Employers

Bereavement leave will soon be extended

23 June 2021 Miet Vanhegen

The bill to make bereavement leave more flexible, and to extend it in the event of the death of a partner or child was approved in plenary. The bill seeks to expand the number of days of short leave in the event of death, also known as bereavement leave, for employees, the self-employed and civil servants. We focus on the changes for employees.

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The ten have reached a social agreement. What does it say?
Employers

The ten have reached a social agreement. What does it say?

08 June 2021 Tom Dirix

During the night of 7 to 8 June 2021, the social partners in the Group of 10 reached an agreement on four major topics: the guaranteed average minimum monthly income, end of career, overtime and supplementary pensions. The next step is to present this agreement to the government and the respective constituencies. We provide the guidelines here.

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Returning to work, what about the mobility of your employees?
Employers

Returning to work, what about the mobility of your employees?

08 June 2021 Ellen Van Grunderbeek

As of 9 June, you are allowed to organise return dates for your employees. This way they can combine their obligatory home work with a day at the office. A relief for many employees, after all, surveys by Acerta and Stepstone has indicated that 47% of Belgians would like to return to the office for a while.

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Hiring a pensioner? Here is what you need to consider
Employers

Hiring a pensioner? Here is what you need to consider

03 June 2021 Ellen Van Grunderbeek

Have you ever thought of hiring a pensioner? With the relaunch of cultural events and leisure activities, extra hands might come in handy.

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Wage margin 2021-2022: what's in the agreement?
Employers

Wage margin 2021-2022: what's in the agreement?

06 May 2021 Tom Dirix

The government has reached an agreement on the wage margin for 2021-2022. The social partners had already thrown in the towel, leaving the ball in the government's court. This article will give you an overview of what exactly the agreement entails.

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Helping laid-off employees find a new job? Offer (voluntary) redundancy assistance
Employers

Helping laid-off employees find a new job? Offer (voluntary) redundancy assistance

05 May 2021 Benoit Caufriez

Discharging an employee is never fun, but it is - especially in times of crisis - sometimes unavoidable. However, the departure does not leave employers unmoved, because more and more organizations are using voluntary redundancy assistance (outplacement).

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