Paid educational leave: wage cap 2021-2022

Author: Anne Ghysels (Legal Expert)
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For absences in the context of educational leave, the employee is entitled to the payment of his normal wage on the usual dates. However, this wage is limited to a certain amount (except if the employer agrees to not apply this amount).

The amount will amount to 3,047 EUR for the school year 2021-2022 (from 1 September 2021 to 30 June 2022).

Source:  Draft royal decree of 19 September 2021 amending the royal decree of 23 July 1985 implementing section 6 –  The granting of paid educational leave in the context of continuing training of the workers – of Chapter IV of the Recovery Act of 22 January 1985 containing social provisions, Official Belgian Gazette of 28.09.2021

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