Belgium - Social partners agree on mobility policy - April 30, 2017

The trade unions and the employers’ organisations have agreed on the basic principles of a mobility policy. They vetoed a proposal of the government of a wage increase in exchange for a company car. Their opinion is that a mobility budget has to be spend on mobility first and the unused funds should be taxed. The trade unions fear that otherwise the social security system will suffer. For the government it will be difficult to ignore this unanimous advice.


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