The new salary thresholds for 2016

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Date:
22 Dec 2015

The Federal Public Service Employment has modified the remuneration thresholds to be taken into account for the application of certain employment provisions for blue- and white-collar employees.

As of 1 January 2016, following amounts will apply:

Basic amounts Amounts applicable for 2015 Amounts applicable as of
1 January 2016
16.100 EUR 33.203 EUR 33.221 EUR
32.200 EUR 66.406 EUR 66.441 EUR

Currently these remuneration thresholds are only relevant to check the validity of a non-competition clause, an arbitration clause and an education clause. 

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As of 1 January 2016, employers have to use the new remuneration thresholds to determine if the non-competition clause, the arbitration clause and the education clause included in an employment contract are valid.