What will change on 1 July 2023?

Author: Jonas Verplanken (Legal Expert)
Read time: 2min
Publication date: 28/06/2023 - 15:11
Latest update: 28/06/2023 - 15:12

On 1 July 2023, a number of new measures will enter into force. Here is a brief overview.

The measures concern the following:

  • CLA no. 172, which facilitates workers’ access to temporary unemployment benefits due to economic reasons enters into force; this agreement extends CLA no. 159;
  • The amount provided for in CLA no. 46 on accompanying measures for shift work involving night work is set at € 176.70 as of 1 July 2023;
  • A new lower kilometric allowance of € 0.4237/km will apply from 1 July 2023;
  • The CO2 solidarity contribution for company cars will increase from 1 July 2023;
  • The thresholds for the work bonus will be adjusted from 1 July 2023;
  • A new European framework agreement for international social security will enter into force on 1 July 2023 for workers who carry out a substantial part of their activity in the state of residence;
  • Some new CLAs of the National Labour Council regarding RCC/SWT (scheme of unemployment with corporate allowance) will take effect from 1 July 2023:
    • CLA no. 166, allowing night workers, construction workers and workers in a strenuous profession to be eligible for RCC/SWT starting at the age of 62; this agreement extends CLA no. 151;
    • CLA no. 167, allowing workers with very long careers to be eligible for RCC/SWT starting at the age of 62; this agreement extends CLA no. 152;
    • CLA no. 165, allowing workers with reduced capacity for work or with serious physical problems to be eligible for RCC/SWT before the age of 62; this agreement extends CLA no. 150;
    • CLAs no. 168 and 169, which set forth the conditions for granting exemption from the adjusted availability requirement. These agreements extend CLA no. 155;
    • CLA no. 170, allowing workers with end-of-career time credit from the age of 55 to receive interruption benefits; this agreement extends CLA no. 157;
  • Individual customisation for employers in Flanders can be applied for from 1 July 2023;
  • The target group reduction for older workers in the Walloon Region will change from 1 July 2023;
  •  The 'Impulsions' measures in the Walloon region will be modified from 1 July 2023;
  • The 120 voluntary 'Recovery hours' will be reintroduced from 1 July 2023.
  • The system under which the number of tax-privileged overtime hours is increased from 130 per year to 180 per year in all sectors is extended from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2025.


Measures until 30 June 2023

While the above measures will enter into force on 1 July 2023, a number of measures expire on 30 June 2023. Consult this Infoflash for more information on these changes.


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