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What will be changing for employers in September?

29 August 2022 Miet Vanhegen Employers

Laws and regulations change regularly, and this affects you as an employer or your employees. Acerta is therefore providing you with an overview of the socio-legal changes that are planned for September 2022.

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French-speaking education: new holiday arrangements

The French-speaking education system is applying the reform of school holidays for the first time. What are the consequences for the organisation of work? And what solutions can enable employers and employees to find a new balance? You can read more about it in this article.

New measures to activate the unemployed

From September 1, there are new measures to get the unemployed into work. Those who take up a job in a bottleneck profession or work in a region other than their own will retain part of their unemployment benefit. Yet if the conditions are met. You can read more about it here.

Training leave innovations

The new school year brings novelties for both the Flemish educational leave (in Flanders) and the paid educational leave system (in Wallonia and Brussels). These include a new amount of capped monthly salary, the deadline for submitting the reimbursement request, an extension of the joint right of initiative for the Flemish Training Leave (VOV) and a relaxation of the minimum conditions of the VOV. You can read more about it in this blog.

Dual education becomes more attractive

Flanders aims to create more enthusiasm for dual learning by also making it possible for students in adult education and by making the system more accessible and attractive in secondary education. You can read more about the changes that will take place from 1 September here .

New daily subsistence allowances for domestic missions

The cost allowances that private sector employers can pay tax-free for their employees' domestic missions will be increased from September. This is because the pivot index for the indexation of social benefits and salaries of civil servants was exceeded in July 2022. You can read more about it in this article.

Stay up to date with social legislation

Social legislation is changing rapidly. As an employer, it is in your best interest to keep abreast of innovative regulations. This will also allow you to prepare in time. Our experts are ready to inform, advise and support you.

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Written by Miet Vanhegen

Juridisch adviseur

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