The Higher Council for Employment (CSE) is calling on the government to implement the pension reform "without delay" and not wait until 2030 to reach the threshold of 67 years for legal pensions, its annual report revealed on Thursday.
Occupational mobility in the Belgian labour market is decreasing and nearly one in four workers (23%) do not want to change jobs, according to the annual survey of the human resources group, Acerta.
The number of students who worked at least one day last year surpassed the half-million mark for the first time and reached 502,297, a 5% increase from 2015.
Unemployment in Belgium will return to its pre-crisis level by the end of 2017, according to the OECD which presented its Employment Outlook for 2017 on Tuesday.
The reform of employment aid will come into effect on 1 October in the Brussels region, Didier Gosuin said on Wednesday.
If Belgium doesn’t get more people back into work it won’t be able to balance the budget, deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo (Open VLD) said while appearing on TV program VTM on Sunday.
The Brussels parliament should adopt an ordinance by the summer, which should give the social economy a place in its own right in the face of the 'classical' economy.
The people no longer eligible for unemployment benefit feel they have been unfairly treated and are trying to fight it, six months to a year after becoming ineligible.
More and more employers want to receive training or take a course on diversity which deals with legislation for example, says Unia.
From now on, the social inspectorate will also carry out after-hours and weekend checks to track social fraud.