Directive 96/71 and 2014/67 fulfillments
Posting Workers To Belgium
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Professional Services For Directives 96/71 and 2014/67

Directive 96/71/EC and 67/2014/EU fulfillments for Belgium

Maximum work periods and minimum rest periods
Directive 96/71/EC – Art. 3, par. 1(a)

Yes

Minimum rates of pay, including overtime rates
Directive 96/71/EC – Art. 3, par. 1(c)

Yes
  • Sectorial collective agreements (If your undertaking belongs to a sector for which the joint committee has not laid down any minimum remuneration amount, the level applicable is the average minimum monthly income that has been determined at inter-professional level)
  • Minimum wage EUR:
    – 1593,81 for workers aged 18 and more;
    – 1636,10 for workers who are at least 19 years old and having at least 6 months of seniority;
    – 1654,90 for workers who are at least 20 years old and having at least 12 months of seniority.
  • Overtime rates:
    – 50% of the hourly remuneration (Monday-Friday);
    – 100% on Sunday and public holidays.

Health, safety and hygiene at work
Directive 96/71/EC – Art. 3, par. 1(e)

Yes

Obligation to present a posting declaration to the responsible national competent authorities
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(a)

Yes

How to submit a posting declaration
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(a)

The declaration of posting must be made through the online platform LIMOSA

Obligation to keep and make available all documents in the workplace
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(b) e (d)

Yes

Storage of posting documents
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(c)

Yes, for 1 year at least

Designation of domiciled representative in the Host Country
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(e) e (f)

No

The employer must report to the Belgian labour inspectorate the details of the representative he has chosen (himself, one of his employees or third parties).

MAIN REFERENCE REGULATIONS
  • JC 111 Metal, machine and electric construction for workers
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  • JC 118 Food industry:Tinned Meat, sausages, salted meat, smoked meat and meat derivatives; Gutsfactories, processing and treatment of rough, dry skins, calibrating andsticking included ; Fat melting ; Poultry slaughterhouses ; Slaughterhouses
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  • JC 121 Cleaning and disinfection undertakings
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  • JC 124 Building sector (PDF, 178 KB)
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  • JC 126 Furniture and wood processing industry
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  • JSC 140.03 Road transport and logistics on behalf of third parties : mobile workers
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  • JC 145 Horticultural undertakings
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  • JSC 149.01 Electricians: installation and distribution
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  • JC 200 Employees
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  • JC 209 Metal, machine and electric construction for clerical workers
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