Temporary unemployment due to force majeure 2022: treated as days actually worked for annual leave 2023
As a reminder, for the period from 1 February 2020 until 31 December 2021, the days of work interruption resulting from temporary unemployment due to force majeure that was coronavirus linked are treated as days actually worked for the holiday pay and the holiday duration.
The “Law on the protection of persons who report violations of Union or national law found within a legal entity in the private sector” was published in the Be lgian Official Gazette of 15 December 2022.
CBA no. 164 - bicycle allowance for all private sector employees in the near future
On 24 January, the social partners concluded a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) no. 164 regarding the bicycle allowance for commuting. This CBA provides that all private sector employees who cycle to work will be entitled to a bicycle allowance from 1 May 2023.
Shift and night work exemption: ⅓ standard for suspensions
Exemption from advance payment of withholding tax for shift work, shift work in the event of construction works (work in immovable property) or night work is granted only if the ⅓ standard is met. How is this standard assessed in case of a suspension of performance of the employment contract?