The new salary thresholds for 2019

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.