Belgian labour law

A comprehensive and practical overview of Belgian social legislation

Are you the HR point of contact to whom employees turn to when they have questions? Do you work for a company that is going to employ staff in Belgium? Are you responsible for the payroll of the Belgian employees of your (foreign) company? Have you contacted a Belgian payroll company and would you like to better understand what they deliver to you?

This training provides you with a full overview of the basic rules of Belgian social legislation. It ranges from hiring to dismissing and from calculating wages to sick leave. It deals with all the important practical topics you need in your daily work.

Belgian labour law

Day 1


  • Types of contracts
  • Essential elements
  • Language


  • Dimona
  • Payroll system (gross-net)
  • Working hours
    * Overtime and time off in lieu
    * Holidays


  • Annual leave
  • Leave of absence, leave for compelling reasons, authorised absence

Day 2


  • Illness and occupational accidents
  • Maternity leave
  • Educational leave
  • Time credit (Belgian career break scheme)

End of the employment contract:

  • Dismissal
  • Severance
  • Dismissal for urgent reasons
  • Early retirement
  • Retirement pension

Payroll employees, HR managers and personnel officers working for Belgian or foreign employers who want to gain a basic knowledge of the rules of Belgian social legislation.


Consultant Acerta Legal Consult

€ 990,00 excl. BTW

This price includes course materials, lunch and coffee breaks.

Cancellation is free of charge until 2 weeks before the startdate. After that date, the registration fee is payable in full. Of course, you may always opt to have a colleague attend in your place.

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