Unduly payments of unemployment allowances

Unduly payments of unemployment allowances

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)

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