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Labour and Employment Compliance in Belgium 2nd ed isbn 9789041193292

Labour and Employment Compliance in Belgium


ISBN13: 9789041184948
New Edition ISBN: 9789041193292
Published: December 2016
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Detailed attention to compliance with labour and employment laws is crucial for success in setting up business in a foreign country. This book – one of a series derived from Kluwer’s matchless publication International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook – focuses on the relevant laws and regulations in Belgium. It is thoroughly practical in orientation. Employers and their counsel can be assured that it fulfills the need for accurate and detailed knowledge of laws in Belgium on all aspects of employment, from recruiting to termination, working conditions, compensation and benefits to collective bargaining.

Subjects:
European Jurisdictions, Belgium
Contents:
1. The Legal Framework
2. Contracts of Employment
3. Recruiting, Interviewing, Screening and Hiring Employees
4. Managing Performance/Conduct
5. Termination of Employees for Performance or Disciplinary Reasons
6. Layoffs, Reductions in Workforce, and/or Redundancies as a Result of Job Eliminations or Other Restructuring
7. Labour and Employment Law Ramifications Upon Acquisition or Sale of a Business
8. Use of Alternative Workforces: Independent Contractors, Contract Employees, and Temporary or Leased Workers
9. Obligations to Bargain Collectively with Trade Unions: Employees’ Right to Strike And a Company’s Right to Continue Business Operations
10. Working Conditions: Hours of Work and Payment of Wages – By Statute or Collective Agreements
11. Other Working Conditions and Benefits: By Statute, Collective Agreements or Company Policy
12. Workers’ Compensation
13. Company’s Obligation to Provide Safe and Healthy Workplace
14. Immigration, Secondment and Foreign Assignment
15. Restrictive Covenants and Protection of Trade Secrets and Confidential Information
16. Protection of Whistleblowing Claims
17. Prohibition of Discrimination in the Workplace
18. Smoking in the Workplace
19. Use of Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
20. AIDS, HIV, SARS, Bloodborne Pathogens
21. Dress and Grooming Requirements
22. Privacy, Technology and Transfer of Personal Data
23. Workplace Investigations for Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, Fraud, Theft and Whistleblowing
24. Affirmative Action/Non-Discrimination Requirements
25. Resolution of Labour, Discrimination and Employment Disputes: Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation
26. Employer Recordkeeping, Data Protection and Employee Access to Personnel Files and Records
27. Required Notices and Postings