Do you wish to know the notice period and/or severance indemnity in case of dismissal? Then use our free practical PREAVIZ calculator.
How can ALTIUS help you?
Employment law in Belgium is extremely technical and complicated. ALTIUS’ Employment team helps clients navigate through complex labour laws, offering integrated solutions for a wide range of day-to-day employment-related concerns, as well as for transactional and restructuring work.
We seek - by listening to you - to understand your business and the market in which you operate. This approach enables us to provide advice in a manner that is both practical and relevant for your business. We help our clients make appropriate, strategic choices in often challenging circumstances.
While our first objective is to help you anticipate - and prevent - legal risks, we also have extensive employment-related litigation experience.
Dismissal 101: A short introduction to dismissal
❓ Are you interested in more general information about employment dismissals in Belgium? If so, then we have prepared a short video that walks you through the different steps to take in the complex Belgian employment dismissal process.
Webinar: Help! I want to dismiss my employee
❓ Do you need more in-depth information? Watch or rewatch our webinar where Philippe De Wulf and Astrid Caporali go step-by-step through an HR-professional’s typical thought-process when considering dismissing someone.
HR Questions of the month
❓ Can a staff representative on the works council who has almost reached the legal retirement age (65 years) be dismissed with a shortened notice period of 26 weeks without having to comply with the procedures for prior recognition of the grounds for dismissal? Dutch - French
❓ Does a candidate who was not elected in the last social elections in 2016 benefit from the extended protection against dismissal based on the Act of 19 March 1991 if this candidate was also not elected in 2012 but succeeded a staff representative? Dutch - French
❓ Does the employee regain his right to a full severance payment (without deduction of 4 weeks' salary) if he has not given his employer notice of default to make him an outplacement offer within the statutory period? Dutch - French