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COVID-19 Temporary Unemployment Scheme in Belgium Applicable from October 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 (With Extension Possible)


On November 6, 2020, following the new lockdown measures, the Belgian government decided that all companies impacted by the COVID-19 crisis can once again rely on the temporary unemployment scheme due to force majeure “COVID-19.”

Click to access a PDF chart detailing different possible situations covered by the scheme.

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Emmanuel Plasschaert
Partner – Brussels
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Email: eplasschaert@crowell.com
Evelien Jamaels
Counsel – Brussels
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Email: ejamaels@crowell.com
Stefanie Tack
Counsel – Brussels
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Email: stack@crowell.com
Adrien Moureaux
Associate – Brussels
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Email: amoureaux@crowell.com