Resourcing

Recruitment, training, employment contracts, post-termination non-compete clauses, varying a contract of employment.

Belgium :: Non-compete clauses

◉ Are such clauses lawful? Yes, under Article 65 of the Law on Employment Contracts …

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Belgium :: Flexi-jobs

Flexi-job arrangements were introduced in 2015 to benefit full-time workers who are employed for 80%+ of their time outside the catering industry, but wish to do some part-time work in catering …

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Belgium :: Plan ACTIVA

One of Belgium’s measures to increase employment is the ACTIVA programme …

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Belgium :: Varying a contract of employment

An employer may not change any core terms and conditions of an employee’s contract of employment without the employee’s consent …

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Belgium :: Trial periods

Employers and employees are not permitted to agree a trial period in their contracts of employment …

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Belgium :: Temporary agency work

Temporary agency work (travail intérimaire) is where a temporary agency worker completes work for its employer (the temporary work agency) at a third company …

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Belgium :: Telework

A contract for teleworkers must be in writing, executed individually for each employee and concluded prior to the employee commencing telework …

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Belgium :: Recruitment

National recruitment rules are laid down in the National Collective Agreement (CCT) no …

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Belgium :: Posted workers

For comprehensive guidance about the latest EU jobs posting rules see our Guidance Note …

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Belgium :: Part-time contracts

Part-time contracts must be made in writing and concluded prior to the employee commencing work …

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Belgium :: Options for part-time work

Belgium operates a general system of time credits (tijdskrediet/crédit-temps) with varying options – from a complete break from work, a 50% or 20% reduction in working time …

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Belgium :: Independent contractors

The status of a worker as employed or self-employed is determined by procedures laid down under the Program Act of December 27th 2006 …

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Belgium :: Fixed-term and temporary contracts

A contract for temporary work (contrat de travail pour l’exécution d’un travail temporaire) may be entered into between an employer and employee for a fixed period of time, for the completion of a particular project or for the replacement of a permanent employee …

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Belgium :: Employment contracts

In principle there is no legal obligation for employment contracts to be in writing …

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