Update: Brazil, Colombia and Norway passed new remote working legislation. More details below. With the rise of technology, work from home has been a steadily growing trend for many years. Remote working has exploded since spring 2020 with quarantines, workplace […]
The Belgium government recently agreed on introducing a series of reforms aimed at boosting private sector employees’ work-life balance. The most notable changes include the option for employees to ask their employers for a four-day workweek as well as the […]
The Belgium government recently passed a law introducing changes to existing employer-paid bereavement leave, including an extension of its duration from three to 10 days and greater flexibility in taking such leave. The new law entered into effect on 25 […]
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 […]
The government of Belgium passed a law introducing voluntary supplementary pensions for employees (VAPW). The new regulation gives employees the right to make payroll contributions to an individual supplementary pension plan with a provider of their choice if they do […]
As of 1 January 2018, bonuses paid to employees as warrants or options, that do not exceed 20 percent of total gross earnings, are exempt from employer and employee social security contributions.