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Employment & Benefits Update – Q3 2018

Employment & Benefits Update.

Flemish Decree introduces temporary work for Flemish public services

We want to keep you informed of the latest developments in employment law, pension law, wage tax and social security law.

You can regularly read our posts on LinkedIn, and every quarter we send you this Update, which contains a selection of interesting legislative developments and case law.

Did you miss any of our Bits on LinkedIn? You can find all the Bits that have been written by our team in the third quarter of 2018 below. Follow our page on LinkedIn to read our Bits regularly.

We hope you will enjoy reading this Update. For any questions or advice, do not hesitate to contact your regular contact person, or one of the other members of the Employment & Benefits team.


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