Oct 06, 2008 10:16 AM
Following the Labour Relations Act's introduction of a rebuttable presumption on the nature of the working relationships, the construction industry comes forward with specific criteria for self-employment presumption.
Through a transitional measure for 2013, employers can choose to bear the cost of the new employee social security contribution on bonuses. This will not be considered as a benefit in kind by the NSSO.
The public procurement act and related implementation measures’ effective entry into force is finally set for 1 July 2013. This news comes with the publication, on 5 June 2013, of the 2 June 2013 Royal Decree.
Federal business and economic legislation under one "Code of Business and Economic Law"
ECJ judgement on Language Decree may set precedent for future proceedings regarding language choice in employment documents
New Belgian Limosa notification system from 1 July 2013
On 29 March 2013, the Council of Ministers adopted a Royal Decree regarding the (previously announced) wage freeze for 2013 and 2014.
Recent changes to non-recurring result-tied bonus (NRRB) legislation raised many questions. The most important of which can be answered as follows:
With the publication, on 14 February 2013, of the R.D. of 14 January 2013 regarding the general rules of public contracts execution, the last obstacle to entry into force for the public procurement acts of 15 and 16 June 2006 was removed. The actual enforcement of these acts and related implementation measures are expected beginning of next summer.
In our newsflash of 28 November 2012, we mentioned that the government had made some modifications to the non-recurring result-tied bonus (NRRB) regime. These modifications have been adopted by the Program Act of 27 December 2012 (1).
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