All employees whose employer offers a company pension will soon be entitled to it, according to De Tijd on Tuesday.
Belgium still has the highest percentage of unfilled posts in the Euro zone, with its job-vacancy rate for the first quarter of 2018 at 3.5%, according to data published on Monday by Eurostat.
The socialist railway workers’ union CGSP Cheminots has announced the intention to strike for two days at the end of the month.
The number of self-employed workers in Belgium has increased constantly since 2002, attaining 1,087,763 last year, 2.76% more than in 2016, the National Institute for the Social Security of the Self-Employed (NISSE) said on Thursday in its annual report.
Carrefour wants to place about 600 people from the age of 56 on early retirement.
Brussels Airlines management and trade unions are once again negotiating on the topics of salaries and working conditions of the pilots, according to De Standaard on Monday.
A new tax rule allowing people to make up to €6,000 a year without paying tax while performing certain odd-jobs has been postponed by parliament, after a legal challenge to the Council of State.
The Brussels public transport company, Stib, is offering an allowance of 500 euros to any employee who helps it to recruit a candidate whose profile can enable it to increase the number of women in sections with few female staffers, Sudpresse reported on Monday.
The number of complaints of workplace discrimination went up by 13.5% in 2017, according to the annual report of Unia, the independent office for complaints of breaches of equal rights.
Belgium had over 400,000 people with long-term illnesses at the end of 2017, according to data from the National Health Insurance-Disability Institute, quoted by De Tijd on Tuesday.