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What does Belgium’s new government mean for HR? Employment under the De Croo coalition agreement

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Belgium has formed a new government after 493 days, a seven-party coalition led by Prime Minister Alexander De Croo. What will this change in terms of human resources (including labour law, taxation, social security and statutory and supplementary pensions) and what impact will the government agreement have on HR and employers?

Click here to download the full report on the ‘Vivaldi coalition’ agreement. Highlights include a proposed increase to the minimum statutory pension, measures to keep older workers in the labour market and attract dismissed, disabled and incapacitated workers back, extended paternity leave and action on the gender pay gap.