Does business relocation to Flanders equal employment documents translation?
With its recently published ruling of 13 February 2015, the Brussels Labour Court of Appeal seems to reverse its previous case law by ruling that an employer moving its business seat from the bilingual capital city Brussels to the Dutch speaking Flanders region will need to draw up all documents intended for its staff in Dutch. All documents drawn up in another language are considered null and void, including documents validly drafted in that other language before the move.
Constitutional Court rules deviating notice periods for blue-collar construction workers discriminatory
With its 17 September 2015 ruling, the Constitutional Court added a new chapter to the ongoing discussion around the discrimination between blue- and white-collar workers.