Under this heading we provide advice on the organisation of social elections, the negotiation and conclusion of collective employment agreements, reorganisation, relocation of operational sites, outsourcing transactions and takeovers. We assist our clients with changes to joint committees and the consequences for industrial relations. We also provide assistance in managing industrial disputes.
Social dialogue (collective bargaining) in Belgium is an extremely intricate mechanism. Those engaging in it must possess considerably expertise, with regard to both the applicable regulations and the mechanisms for negotiating with trade unions. We assist our clients with preparation for these important processes and support them during the negotiations with the employee representatives and during every stage of the implementation process.