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4th edition of Labour and Employment Compliance in Belgium

Detailed attention to compliance with labour and employment laws is crucial for successful companies. That's why Wolters Kluwer has created a series,  The International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook, which gives and extensive overview of the national legislation. VOW head of employment Chris Van Olmen has worked with Kluwer to deliver the 4th edition of the Belgian Compliance Handbook. 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.

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The volume proceeds in a logical sequence through such topics as the following:

  • written and oral contracts
  • interviewing and screening
  • evaluations and warnings
  • severance pay
  • reductions in force
  • temporary workers
  • trade union rights
  • wage and hour laws
  • employee benefits
  • workers’ compensation
  • safety and environmental regulations
  • immigration law compliance
  • restrictive covenants
  • anti-discrimination laws
  • employee privacy rights
  • dispute resolution
  • recordkeeping requirements

A wealth of practical features such as checklists of do’s and don’ts, step-by-step compliance measures, applicable fines and penalties, and much more contribute to the book’s day-to-day usefulness. Easy to understand for lawyers and non-lawyers alike, this book is sure to be welcomed by business executives and human resources professionals, as well as by corporate counsel and business lawyers.

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