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Summer 2021: employers, keep an eye out for these changes
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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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Returning to work, what about the mobility of your employees?
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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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New and extended support measures
Employers

New and extended support measures

13 April 2021 Annelies Bries

On 13 April, a law was published in the Belgian official gazette introducing a number of temporary support measures for employers and employees.

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Temporary unemployed (still) working in the crucial sectors
Employers

Temporary unemployed (still) working in the crucial sectors

09 April 2021 Ellen Van Grunderbeek

The ongoing corona pandemic poses serious challenges for employers in the crucial sectors. Just think of the relentless pressure on caregivers or the harvest peak periods in agriculture and horticulture.

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Corona telework declaration: how does it work?
Employers

Corona telework declaration: how does it work?

26 March 2021 Nele Mertens

Stricter controls and mandatory registration of non-teleworkers, that's what the Consultation Committee decided on Wednesday 24 March. In this article, we will explain exactly how the teleworking registration tool works.

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New measures taken by the Consultation Committee
Employers

New measures taken by the Consultation Committee

25 March 2021 Annelies Bries

Due to the increase in the number of hospital admissions and the increase in the number of corona infections, the Consultation Committee met early today, 24 March 2021. It was decided to take an 'Easter break' for a 4-week period.

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Breathing space for hospitality and other closed sectors: postponement of annual holiday pay contribution
Employers

Breathing space for hospitality and other closed sectors: postponement of annual holiday pay contribution

25 March 2021 Nele Mertens

The hospitality industry in our country was closed twice since the coronavirus outbreak in March 2020. And other sectors were also forced to close their doors.

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Vaccination leave: what does the bill say?
Employers

Vaccination leave: what does the bill say?

23 March 2021 Miet Vanhegen

The government has prepared a bill on 'vaccination leave'. In addition, the Data Protection Authority (GBA) has also expressed its opinion on the proposal in view of privacy legislation. In this article, you can read about the current state of affairs.

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Federal aid measures: expanded and extended
Employers

Federal aid measures: expanded and extended

15 February 2021 Nele Mertens

On Friday 12 February, the federal government decided on the support measures for employers and employees. In this blog, we provide you with an overview of the extended and new support measures that are interesting for the employer.

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