Coronavirus: extension of cross-border work agreements

Author: Peggy Criel (Legal Expert)
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Belgium and its neighbouring countries concluded agreements on the situation of cross-border workers in the context of the COVID-19 health crisis. The agreements with the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Germany apply until 30 June 2020. The competent authorities have agreed to extend the application up to and including 31 August 2020.

As a reminder, in these agreements, arrangements are made on home working days as a result of the measures taken by the foreign or Belgian governments to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

More information can be found in our infoflashes of 14 May 2020 (the Netherlands), 19 May 2020

(Germany) and 29 May 2020 (Luxembourg).

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Sources: Mutual Agreement between the competent authorities of Germany and Belgium extending the mutual agreement of May 2020 on the situation of cross-border workers working from home in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Agreement between the competent authorities of the Netherlands and Belgium extending the agreement on the situation of cross-border workers in the context of the COVID-19 health crisis of 30 April 2020, Mutual Agreement between the competent authorities of Belgium and Luxembourg extending the Mutual Agreement of 19.05.2020 on the situation of cross-border workers in the context of the fight against the spread of COVID-19.

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