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    Unduly payments of unemployment allowances

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    © Belga

    More than 103 million euros in unemployment allowances were unduly paid in 2015 by the National Employment Office (ONEM) in Belgium. According to a report in Sudpresse on Tuesday (17 May), the total sum reached half a billion euros in the last 5 years.

    Last year the National Employment Office took 51 589 decisions to recover wrongly paid allowances:
    21 955 in Flanders, 21 690 in Wallonia and 8 214 in Brussels.

    Some 73 million euros were recovered in 2015, against 69 million in 2014.

    The Brussels Times (Source: Belga)