Posting workers to Belgium: all you need to know
The ALTIUS’ Employment Team gives a general overview of the employment-related requirements and points for attention that sending and receiving companies have to comply with when temporarily posting workers to Belgium.
The recent tax and social security reforms on copyright income: what employers need to know
Following an intense debate, the legislator introduced a new tax scheme applicable to copyright income. Main raison for this initiative is the assumed abuse of the until then beneficial tax regime. Under the amended tax rules, employees still qualify for the special tax scheme, but with a stricter legal framework.Read on
Belgium confirms its adoption of the Framework Agreement on Cross-border Telework
Given the upcoming transition period expiry on 30 June 2023, the long-awaited Framework Agreement on Cross-border Telework was recently published.Read on
The reformed recognition procedure for dock workers… the end of a legal battle?
A new Royal Decree of 21 December 2022 substantially changes the recognition procedure for dock workers. This Royal Decree was issued in the aftermath of a long-standing legal battle initiated by two major players in the sector that challenged the very specific Belgian legislation on dock workers. Although the principle that dock work can only be carried out by recognised dock workers fully remains in place, the application process to become a recognised dock worker should now become (more) objective, non-discriminatory and transparent.Read on