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Court of Justice rules that registration of working time is mandatory

The CJEU ruled that employers should be obliged to implement an objective, trustworthy and accessible system, by which the daily working hours of each employee can be registered.

Cash for Car: The company car as medium of exchange for a mobility indemnity

On 15 March 2018, the Belgian Parliament finally adopted the draft bill which allows the employee, if they wish, to exchange their company car for a cash amount; a so-called mobility indemnity (‘Cash for Car’).

Newsflash: Career credits

As the social partners were not able to reach an agreement on an alternative framework, the legal rules provided in the law on workable and maneuverable work of 5 March 2017 (Law-Peeters) related to career credits came into force on 1 February 2018.

Summer Agreement 2017: Profit Premium

As foreseen in the Summer Agreement of 2017, the government has decided to simplify the profit premium regime as of January 1, 2018.

Flexi-jobs in the retail will be possible as from January 1, 2018

With the draft program act of 6 November 2017 which is expected to enter into force on 1 January 2018, the Belgian legislator expands the scope of the flexi-jobs in the catering industry to other industries such as a.o. the retail industry (Joint Committee 201 and Joint Committee 311).

The Belgian Government continues to reduce formalities for Employers: Part-time work will be simplified

As foreseen by the Law on feasible and manageable work (‘Wet Peeters’), an important reform with regard to the employment of part-time employees has come into force as from October 1, 2017. Certain aspects of part-time work have been simplified and modernized in order to reduce the administrative formalities for the employers.

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