The new salary thresholds for 2017

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Date:
30 Nov 2016

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 2017, following amounts will apply:

Basic amounts

Amounts applicable for 2016

Amounts applicable as of 1 January 2017

16,100 EUR

33,221 EUR

33,472 EUR

32,200 EUR

66,441 EUR

66,944 EUR

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

> Action point
As of 1 January 2017, 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.