Coronavirus: team buildings and company events now prohibited

Author: Catherine Mairy (Legal Expert)
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The Consultative Committee of 3 December 2021 announced that team buildings and other workplace parties are now prohibited.

A Royal Decree of 4 December 2021 provides further details on this subject.

In concrete terms, as of 4 December 2021, it is prohibited to:

  • on the one hand, organize team buildings with a physical presence, both indoors and outdoors;
  • and, on the other hand, to organize company events at the workplace that are not accessible to the public.

Teleworking is still mandatory; return to work moments remain authorised.

Source: Royal Decree of 4 December 2021 amending the Royal Decree of 28 October 2021 on the administrative police measures necessary to prevent or limit the public health consequences of the declared epidemic emergency situation concerning the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Belgian Official Gazette of 4 December 2021.

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