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In this section, we share our thoughts on recent interesting decisions or information in human resources law.

Platform workers – status update on EU legislative initiative

Legislative initiative on improving the working conditions of platform workers by the end of 2021 The Commission Work Programme 2021 (published in October 2020) announced a legislative initiative on improving the working conditions of platform workers by the end of 2021. This initiative will support the implementation of principles contained in the European Pillar of Social Rights (2017),…

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Does blowing the whistle on your employer give you a free pass to violate the law ?

Does blowing the whistle on your employer give you a free pass to violate the law ? Whistleblowing is a hot topic nowadays – even more so since the European Parliament approved Directive 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of EU law. This Directive obliges the Member States to implement legislation that offers…

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The EU Whistleblowing Directive – The Road to Compliance

Session held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Register here. For the uniform establishment of whistleblower protection, the European Union issued the so-called Whistleblowing Directive (EU) 2019/1937 in the fall of 2019. It came into force on December 16, 2019 and must be transposed into national law by EU member states no later than December 17,…

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Belgium : Back to Work with COVID-19 (Webinar – Tuesday May 19, 2020)

Belgium : Back to Work with COVID-19 (Webinar – Tuesday May 19, 2020) Whether employers had to implement new practices in a very short period of time, or whether they had to suspend their activities, COVID-19 is obviously putting pressure on businesses. In light of the gradual deconfinement, this webinar will discuss the employment and labor…

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TUPE : When a transfer splits the employee…

The transfer of undertaking has given rise to a significant amount of case law, both in Belgium and on a European level. The Belgian regulations on the subject, as determined in the national collective bargaining agreement n° 32bis, are based on the European directive 2001/23. TUPE The principle of both cba n° 32bis and directive…

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