Belgium, together with Italy and Turkey, have the highest levels of regional disparity in employment rates in the OECD zone, stated Thursday this international organization in its “OECD Regions at a Glance, 2016”, a study which analyses wellbeing at the regional level.
The sector suffers from "unfair competition" and feels "ignored" by the government.

Work will resume Monday at Arlon Prison

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 18:13
Prison agents on strike at the Arlon Prison, who met Tuesday at a general assembly, decided to resume work next Monday, we were informed by André Paquay, CSC Delegate of Arlon Prison.
The inspection service in charge of Employee Wellbeing will be checking up how on businesses prevent burn-out, L’Echo reported on Saturday.
Following general assemblies organized by public transport workers on Friday, « the majority of picket lines have been lifted », the Walloon regional transport company announced on Friday evening. The company, which operates public transport companies,TEC, in Wallonia, said workers at the TEC in Namur-Luxembourg, Brabant wallon and Liège-Verviers had decided to…
Steelworkers in Wallonia and Brussels have announced that they have filed strike notice with effect from Friday and valid until the 31 December 2016 so as to cover « all types of action that need to be taken in the coming months. The steelworkers, who belong to the General Federation of…
Belgium has sent a barrister to plead its case before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to oppose the prohibition on wearing the veil at work.
Retirement continues to be the main cause for concern for independent workers.
Within the hotel and catering trade, staff may once again undertake overtime without any problem according to a letter sent by the Social Inspectorate to all cafés and restaurants.
The Belgian Labour Welfare Service has drawn up a formal statement regarding potential wrongdoing by the Deputy Prime Minister (of the N-VA - New Flemish Alliance), Jan Jambon.