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Labor market issues in Belgium

Reza Moghadam

Labor market issues in Belgium

an international perspective

by Reza Moghadam

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementprepared by Reza Moghadam.
SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/93/32
ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund. European I Dept.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 18, [12] p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18071373M

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The labor market in Belgium is found to suffer from a number of structural problems compared to other industrial countries: the non-employment rate is very high, there are large regional disparities in unemployment, female and youth unemployment are prevalent and there is an unusually pronounced incidence of long-term unemployment.

Several standard labor market indicators suggest that Belgium has mostly recovered from the Great Recession, and has done so without experiencing increased inequality.

However, these trends have been accompanied by government wage controls, a slight decline in real disposable income, and a rise in poverty among the : Vincent Bodart, Muriel Dejemeppe, Bruno Van der Linden. Annotation. The characteristics of the Belgian labor market are examined using international comparisons in order to assess the governments recent labor market initiatives.

the labor market in Belgium is found to suffer from a number of structural problems compared to other industrial countries: the non-employment rate is very high, there are large regional disparities in unemployment, female.

THE BELGIAN LABOUR MARKET DURING AND AFTER THE CRISIS The Belgian labour market during and after the crisis J. de mulder m. druant Introduction The global economic and financial crisis that was unleashed at the beginning of was not Labor market issues in Belgium book con-sequences for the labour market in Belgium.

Indeed, this. and persons outside the labour market with elementary or lower education is one of the most serious challenges that labour markets in Europe face in the context of the estimated decline in the number of jobs for this part of the workforce.

Short overview of the labour market. Situated at the heart of Europe, Belgium is a federal state that is subdivided into communities and regions. In Belgium, powers relating to employment are shared between the Federal Government on the one hand, and the regions and the German-speaking community on the other.

It is the federal government’s task to create a framework that promotes the. Labor law in Belgium Once you have found a job, there can be a probationary period of up to two weeks for blue-collar workers, and anywhere between one and six months for white-collar workers if the annual wage does not exceed around EUR 36–37, Seychelles The labor market suffers from structural problems.

The largest sectors of the economy, which include tourism, construction, and tuna canning increasingly rely on immigrant labor, whose share in total employment has surpassed 26 percent.

At the same time, employment of the Seychellois has remained virtually flat from Size: KB. women's participation in the labour market and decreasing pay and earnings gaps. In all EU countries, women's labour participation is lower than men's. Women in employment tend to work fewer hours, work in lower-paying sectors, and occupy lower-ranking positions than men, resulting in considerable gender pay and earnings Size: KB.

Implications of population ageing for the labour market 70 Labour Market trends February Special feature Implications of population ageing for the labour market had remained at their levels. The proportion of the male labour force aged 50 and over would have been about 3 percentage points higher.

Official labour force projections. OECD Employment OutlookTable for further details. NEW OECD SCOREBOARD SHOWS RELATIVE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE BELGIUM LABOUR MARKET. The issue of the. OECD Employment Outlook.

presents a comparative scoreboard of labour market performance that provides a rich overview of the strengths and weaknesses of different nationalFile Size: KB. Get this from a library.

Belgium: selected issues--selected labor markets. [Marcello M Estevão; International Monetary Fund.]. Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the results of the Labour Force Survey fora period where there was no talk yet of the coronavirus in Belgium.

was a good year for the labour market: the employment rate of people aged increased by percentage point to % and the unemployment rate of people aged Improving the Labour Market Integration of Immigrants in Belgium Immigrants make up one fifth of the Belgian working age population, but their labour market integration is poor.

Employment rates of non-EU immigrants, in particular, are very low, and the problem extends to their native-born offspring. OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.

The field of labour economics covers a range of issues that are fundamental to under- standing the world of work, such as the relationship between employment and growth, wage formation, the importance of human capital, migration and labour market regula-File Size: 1MB.

FRONTIER ISSUES 31 JULY The impact of the technological revolution on labour markets and income distribution Department of Economic & Social Affairs. Even as old roles are swept away, technology is facilitating the emergence of new work models that may help solve some of the current labour market issues.

PwC estimates the five main sectors of the sharing economy—peer-to-peer finance, online staffing, peer-to-peer accommodation, car sharing and music video streaming—have the potential to. New challenges on the labor market.

( - ) 'Challenges for Employers in the face of employee market changes - major problems faced by the human resource and financial departments' E-mail: [email protected] Tel +48 22 40 PL 38 Labour Costs in Belgium decreased to points in the fourth quarter of from points in the third quarter of Labour Costs in Belgium averaged points from untilreaching an all time high of points in the third quarter of and a record low of points in the third quarter of This page provides - Belgium Labour Costs - actual values.

The government has pledged to pursue a reform program to improve Belgium’s competitiveness, including changes to labor market rules and welfare benefits. These changes have generally made Belgian wages more competitive regionally, but have raised tensions with trade unions, which have called for extended strikes.Labour market Statistics on the labour market in the Brussels-Capital Region: unemployment, the working population, number of jobs, population of working age, number of employees and salaries.

The Brussels-Capital Region has a large working population or population of working age and also attracts a very high number of workers who live in the.The labour market has also been favourable to women as only % of them are unemployed whereas 6,4% of men are.

Spontaneous applications Regardless of whether there is a position open or not with the employer of your dreams, it never hurts to send a spontaneous application, and these are quite common in Belgium.