Remuneration - The new salary thresholds for 2021

09 Dec 2020

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 2021, following amounts will apply:

Basic amounts Amounts applicable for 2020 Amounts applicable as of 1 January 2021
EUR 16.100 EUR 35.761 EUR 36.201
EUR 32.200 EUR 71.523 EUR 7.402

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 2021, 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.