Belgian youth generally satisfied at work

Belgian youth are more satisfied with their jobs than the average European, according to a study by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Young Belgians (between 16 and 24 years of age) come in seventh place in the European ranking, with an average job satisfaction of 7.6 out of 10, compared to the […]

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Mobile roaming charges soon a thing of the past

Calling with a mobile phone from Belgium to another country of the European Union will cost the same as calling within Belgium from 15 June, 2017, report various Belgian media. Under the current system, Belgian operators charge roaming fees of €0.19 per minute or more for calls, texts or web surfing with a mobile phone […]

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Belgium’s minimum wage among highest in Europe

National minimum wages in the European Union member states vary considerably from country to country, according to figures released on Thursday by the statistical office of the European Union (Eurostat). Bulgaria’s minimum wage of €184 gross per month, for example, pales in comparison to that of Luxembourg, which is €1,923 euros gross per month. Belgium […]

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CoR President: Belgium’s decentralised governance is a model for the EU

Belgium’s decentralized system favours greater autonomy for regions and results in an effective governance, improving service delivery to citizens and enhancing democratic stability, according to the President of the Committee of the Regions, Michel Lebrun. Michel Lebrun is President of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) as well as a local councillor in Viroinval (Belgium). […]

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