Belgium: government proposes flexible working time measures

On 12 October the ruling coalition of conservatives and liberals (MR-Open VLD), socialists and greens, as well as the Flemish Christian Democrats, reached an agreement for the 2022 budget. The partners referred negotiations for a four-day working week and night-time work in e-commerce to the social partners. However, they endorsed the introduction of a right for all to five days of professional training per annum.

Through . Published on 14 October 2021 Ă  14h10 - Update on 14 October 2021 Ă  16h40

The coalition agreed on the possibility of spreading working time over four days instead of five. As such, while the daily working time is limited to 8 hours per day in Belgium,…

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