The new salary thresholds for 2016

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. 

> Action point
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.