Month: May 2021

Switzerland

Switzerland introduces paid leave for caregivers

The Swiss government passed a new law introducing paid leave for caregivers. The new legislation, which amends the Swiss Code of Obligations (SCO), introduces: 10 days per year of employer-paid leave to care for close relatives with a health impairment […]

Netherlands

Netherlands releases pension reform framework [Updated]

Update: The Dutch government recently announced that the pension reform will be delayed. The new pension system is now expected to come into force by 1 January 2023, one year later than originally planned, with a transition period from 2023 […]

Belgium

Belgium introduces a COVID-19 vaccination leave

The Belgian government passed a new law enabling employees to take a paid leave to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus during their working hours. The new leave is limited to the time necessary for the vaccination and may vary […]