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21 October 2022

New right to request a "flexible working arrangement" (CBA No. 162)

CBA No. 162 introduces the right for private sector workers to request "flexible working arrangements", in order to take care of their children or to provide assistance to a family member. The CBA also provides specific guarantees for workers who make use of this right. These new measures came into force on 1 October 2022.

Regulations
12 August 2022

Social security: "neutralisation" until 31 December 2022 of remote working abroad

Many workers worked remotely from abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic, which, in principle, has consequences for the applicable social security legislation. Last June, the European Administrative Commission responsible for the coordination of social security systems decided to maintain the measure to "neutralize" periods of remote working from abroad until 31 December 2022.

International
05 August 2022

Discrimination on the basis of past health status will soon be prohibited

On 7 July 2022, the legislator adopted an Act amending the anti-discrimination legislation. Previously, the law prohibited discrimination on the basis of "current or future health status". From now on, it will be necessary to take into account the "state of health" in general, whether it concerns the present, future or past.

Regulations
22 July 2022

JOBSDEAL (5/5): Platform economy and monitoring projects

The "jobsdeal" contains several measures to reform the labour market. In a series of 5 topics, we will discuss the most important measures. In this News we discuss the measures in the field of the platform economy, and the monitoring of bottleneck occupations and diversity in sectors and companies.

Regulations
20 July 2022

JOBSDEAL (4/5): The right to disconnect

On 1 July 2022, the Council of Ministers approved the draft Act on the "jobsdeal".In five separate Newsflashes, we highlight the most important new measures. This fourth News of the series focusses on the right of disconnect.

Regulations
18 July 2022

JOBSDEAL (3/5): Training in the company

The "jobsdeal" contains several measures to reform the labour market. In a series of 5 topics, we will discuss the most important measures. This News focusses on the measures intended to boost training possibilities offered by the company: the training schemes and the individual right to training.

Regulations
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