Illness & incapacity in the workplace

More than half of Belgium's working population has experienced a workplace absence of one month or longer. Add to that the fact that one-third of the cases are due to psychological illnesses, and it's clear that Belgium has a problem with long-term illnesses and incapacity.
In this presentation, Jehan de Wasseige, associate with our Bird & Bird Brussels Employment team, covers Belgium's the issue of long-term absences in the workplace. He discusses the obligations of employers and employees and presents the legal options for employers faced with this issue.

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