Belgian employment law is a rather complex and atypical matter. Unlike the majority of the other European countries, Belgium distinguishes between blue-collar and white-collar workers. Furthermore it is easier to fire an employee in Belgium than in most EU-Member States. An employer does not need any form of external approval.
This book gives an overall picture of Belgian employment law. General references can be found in the bibliography which also includes interesting e-mail addresses. Readers can contact the authors by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
About the authors
Patrick Humblet is Professor of Labour Law at Ghent University and Chairman of the Department of Employment Law, Labour Law, Social Security Law and Welfare Law. He is a Visiting Professor at the Royal Military Academy and at the Antwerp Management School.
Marc Rigaux is Professor of Labour Law at the University of Antwerp. He was Dean of the Law Faculty from 1989 to 1993. Since 2002 he has been an assessor at the Council of State.
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