As you most probably know, Claeys & Engels published a magazine
entitled "Ontslagwijzer 2014"/"Préavis 2014" on the occasion of the new
dismissal laws which entered into force at the beginning of this year.
On 12 February 2014 the National Labour Council has
given its unanimous advice on the harmonization of blue-collar and white-collar
employees in the field of occupational pensions. Any distinction regarding future periods of
employment should be eliminated by 1 January 2025 at the latest.
The Royal Decree of 9 January 2014 concerning the dismissal compensation
indemnity (Official Gazette of 20 January 2014) determines how this
indemnity for dismissed blue-collar employees is calculated, applied for