The new salary thresholds for 2019

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Date:
13 Nov 2018

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 2019, following amounts will apply:

Basic amounts

Amounts applicable for 2018

Amounts applicable as of 1 January 2019

EUR 16,100

EUR 34,180

EUR 34,819

EUR 32,200

EUR 68,361

EUR 69,639

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 2019, 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.