Coronavirus: the list of severely affected sectors has been published

Author: Els Poelman (Legal Expert)
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Severely affected sectors may continue to apply the flexible corona unemployment until 31 December. The list of these sectors has finally been published in the Belgian Official Gazette, with some last-minute adjustments.  

The list of ‘severely affected’ sectors

Below is the list that was published in the Belgian Official Gazette

We note some adjustments to the list previously published by the ONEm/RVA: 

J.C. 100: extended with tour operators

J.C. 200: extended with tour operators and road and rail passenger transport

JC no.

Competence JC

Severely affected sectors = limited to the following activities

100

auxiliary JC for manual workers

  • activities related to the organisation of events and fairs
  • travel agencies and tour operators

109

clothing and tailoring business

rental and installation of tents

111

metal, mechanical and electrical construction

  • aeronautical activities
  • maintenance and repair of aircraft used for the carriage of passengers
  • construction and assembly in function of stage building

126

furniture and woodworking industry

  • rental and installation of equipment for fairs, exhibitions and festivities
  • building, rental and installation of stands, decors, grandstands 
  • rental of spaces for exhibitions, fairs, festivities, the display of merchandise, permanent or otherwise, events of any kind
  • setting up of stands, exhibitions, fairs

139

inland navigation

pleasure craft for tourist purposes

140.01

buses and coaches

touring coaches

140.02

taxis

all activities

140.04

ground handling in airports

activities relating to the carriage of persons by air

149.01

electricity - installation and distribution

installation of sound and image installations as part of the organisation of events

200

auxiliary JC non-manual workers

  • activities related to the organisation of events and fairs
  • travel agencies and tour operators
  • road and rail passenger transport

209

non-manual workers metal industry

  • aeronautical activities
  • maintenance and repair of aircraft used for the carriage of passengers

215

non-manual workers clothing and tailoring business

rental and installation of tents

226

non-manual workers international trade, transport and logistics

activities relating to the carriage of persons by air

227

audio-visual sector

 

all activities

302

hotels

all activities

303.03

operation of cinema halls

all activities

304

entertainment industry

all activities

314

hairdressing and beauty care

operation of jacuzzis, steam rooms and hammams

315

commercial aviation

activities relating to the carriage of persons by air

329

socio-cultural sector

all activities

333

tourist attractions

all activities

Continued application of flexible corona unemployment

Severely affected sectors/activities on the list may continue to apply the flexible corona unemployment until 31 December 2020. You can read the conditions in our Infoflash of 8 September 2020

 

Source: Ministerial Decree of 10 September 2020 implementing article 15 of the Royal Decree of 15 July 2020 extending the measures taken in the field of unemployment within the framework of the fight against the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 (I), Belgian Official Gazette of 17 September 2020

 

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