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  1. Legal news
    17 December 2018
    Employability enhancing measures: good incentive, bad enforcement?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/belgium/employability-enhancing-measures-good-incentive-bad-enforcement

    One of the lesser commented provisions of the famous Single Status Act of 26 December 2013 ('SSA') - which is known to have harmonized dismissal rules for white- and blue-collar workers in Belgium - is the requirement, ...

  2. Legal news
    01 July 2019
    The end of social security tax exempt equity plans?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/the-end-of-social-security-tax-exempt-equity-plans

    On 20 May 2019, the Belgian Supreme Court confirmed a Brussels Labor Court of Appeal judgment in which the court held that compensation granted and paid by a third party to employees was compensation borne by the ...

  3. Legal news
    19 November 2019
    Navigating employment law in Belgium
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/belgium/navigating-employment-law-in-belgium

    Our Brussels-based International HR Services team provides an overview of current issues on most HR directors' agendas in Belgium. Cecilia Lahaye, Jehan de Wasseige and Anton Aerts go over unacceptable behaviour ...

  4. Legal news
    07 November 2018
    Data Breaches by Rogue Employees – UK Employer's "It wasn't me" Defence will not wash – and in Belgium …?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/belgium/data-breaches-by-rogue-employees

    In its October 2018 landmark decision the UK Court of Appeal held supermarket Morrisons vicariously liable for the actions of a rogue employee who leaked and published the supermarket's payroll data (including bank ...

  5. Legal news
    29 October 2019
    EU Employment Law Report 4 | Q3
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/eu-employment-law-report-4---q3

    Keeping you up-to-date on the most significant developments of employment law at the EU level

  6. Legal news
    19 October 2018
    Belgium: Constitutional Court confirms validity and enforceability of (deviating) notice clauses in pre 2014 employment contracts (Case 140/2018)
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/belgium/constitutional-court-confirms-validity-and-enforceability-of-deviating-notice-clauses

    For employees in service since before 31 December 2013, it therefore is essential to review the contractual provisions to determine the statutory notice period or severance pay. Only as of 1 January 2014, the statutory ...

  7. Legal news
    04 February 2020
    EU Employment Law Report 5 | Q4
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/belgium/eu-employment-law-report-5-q4

    Keeping you up-to-date on the most significant developments of employment law at the EU level

  8. Legal news
    21 November 2018
    Trade Secrets
    www.twobirds.com/en/in-focus/trade-secrets

    Our International Trade Secrets Group works closely with clients to protect their confidential data, through both preventative measures and enforcement action.

  9. Legal news
    27 June 2017
    Advocate General puts another holiday cat amongst gig economy pigeons
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2017/uk/advocate-general-puts-another-holiday-cat-amongst-gig-economy-pigeons

    A recent Opinion from the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) points towards greater protection for workers who have not been given the right to take paid annual leave and could create ...