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Belgium - Severance pay and redundancy payment


Severance pay and redundancy payment - Belgium - 2019    

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Severance pay:
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 0 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 0 month(s)

Redundancy payment: Only for collective dismissals:
(basic average net remuneration - unemployment benefits ) ÷ 2. Due for 4 months subject to exceptions.

Remarks:
  • Art. 6 to 13, Collective Agreement N° 10, 1973.

Notes / Remarks
1) Individual dismissals (including for economic reasons): no statutory severance pay.
2) Collective dismissal: redundancy payment established by a national collective agreement (N°10 of 1973).