Pure internship contracts are often misused, given that these contracts are not at all regulated in terms of salary, vacation, etc. Therefore, a new proposal for a draft bill aims at imposing minimum conditions on employers choosing an internship contract.
A third draft bill aims to amend the procedure for the staff representative body elections and will introduce the maximum amount an employer would have to contribute for external experts the staff representatives might nominate
Draft bill number 7060 will amend the extraordinary leave days for personal reasons, such as birth, marriage, etc.
Draft bill number 7119 will change the legal provisions on complementary pension schemes including in particular new provisions on the transfer of pension entitlements due to the transposition of the European directive n° 2014/50
The law of 29 August 2017 published in the official Gazette of 8 September 2017 has amended the regime of financial aids for professional training sessions
The law of 20 July 2017 published in the official Gazette of 1st August 2017 has amended the regime of financial aids granted to employers when they hire older or long-term unemployed people
Amongst others, this implementation entails the introduction of a shared responsibility between a contractor and a sub-contractor including other companies involved towards posted employees and/or unions filing a claim for employees concerned.
These provisions introduce a new ICT permit type and also amend the currently existing types of work permits for third-country nationals.
A draft law number 7016 on flexible working time arrangements was introduced on July 27th, 2016. This draft bill has been voted on and published as the law dated 23 December 2016. The new legal provisions tend to limit the employer’s flexibility concerning the organisation of flexible working time systems.
The employees’ salary is increased by 2.5% as from January 1st, 2017. The new index is 794.54.