From the 8th to the 12th of October, Le Forem and the VDAB will join forces to encourage interregional mobility as part of “Work in Flanders week”.
On Friday, the ministerial cabinet approved a draft law that puts in place a part-time pension system in the public sector pension regime.
The average Belgian earns 3,329 euros per month before deductions, which is 4% more than last year, according to a survey by the Jobat online employment site.

Wages growing faster in public sector

Thursday, 04 October 2018 17:08
In the last twenty years, the increase in civil servants’ salaries was 5% higher than in the private sector, a study from IRES, Institute of Social and Economic Research (UCLouvain) reveals, mentioned by L’Écho on Thursday.
Should negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) fail, giving rise to a “hard Brexit”, that could cost Wallonia just over 5,000 jobs, 0.4% of all employment in the region in 2015, according to figures released on Tuesday by the Institut wallon de l’évaluation, de la prospective et…
Thousands of workers took to the streets on Tuesday in Brussels and other Belgian cities in a national demonstration called by the common trade union front against the Federal Government’s pension reforms
The branch of the General Federation of Belgian Labour that represents employees of the food, beverages and hospitality sector, FGTB Horval, is calling for gross hourly wages in establishments such as hotels, bars, cafés and restaurants to be increased to 14 euros.

Océade closes the doors for the last time

Sunday, 30 September 2018 10:48
Water amusement park Océade, situated on the Heysel plateau, will close its doors to the public for all time tomorrow, according to plans for the shopping and leisure centre Neo.
Around 10,000 people took part yesterday in a demonstration in Brussels against changes to the rules on sick leave for public sector workers.
Low-cost airlines Ryanair has said it will be cancelling 28 flights into and out of Belgium today, as a result of a continuing dispute with staff over pay and conditions.