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For employees

If you work or are looking to work in Brussels, several organisations will be able to answer all your questions on the subject.

The following organisations will be able to answer all your questions on the various aspects of employment in Brussels.

Career advice and vacancies

  • Actiris - the employment agency for the Brussels-Capital Region
    Tour Astro
    Avenue de l'Astronomie 14, 1210 Brussels (and 17 regional branches)
    Phone: 0800 35 123 (jobseekers line)
    Email: chercheursemploi@actiris.be
    Online: www.actiris.be (FR/NL)

  • Missions locales - job search assistance for the low-skilled
    Online: www.mission-locale.be (FR)

  • Werkwinkels Brussel - individual support and career and training advice
    Online: www.werkwinkel.be (NL)

  • Selor - recruitment agency for public sector jobs
    WTC III
    Boulevard Simon Bolivar 30, 1000 Brussels
    Phone: 0800 505 54 (free within Belgium)
    Email: info@selor.be
    Online: www.selor.be (FR/NL)

Labour law

All official legislation and all information on employment, employer relations and related matters

SPF Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue
Rue Ernest Blerot, 1, 1070 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 233 41 11
Online: www.emploi.belgique.be (FR/NL)

Social security

SPF Social Security
Centre administratif Botanique, Finance Tower, Boulevard du Jardin botanique, 50 box 100, 1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 528 60 11
Online: http://socialsecurity.fgov.be (FR/NL/DE)

Income tax

You must pay tax on your income.

SPF Finances
Contact Center Finances
Boulevard du Roi Albert II, 33 (North Galaxy) box 25, 1030 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)257 257 57
Online: http://minfin.fgov.be (FR/NL/DE)

Pension

Which body pays out your pension depends on whether you work in the public or private sector.

  • National Pensions Office - private sector
    Tour du Midi, 1060 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 529 30 01 (in French)
    +32 (0)2 529 30 02 (in Dutch)
    +32 (0)2 529 30 03 (in German)
    Online: www.onprvp.fgov.be (FR/NL/DE)

  • Service des Pensions du Secteur public (SdPSP)
    Place Victor Horta, 40 box 30, 1060 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 558 60 00
    Email: info@sdpsp.fgov.be
    Online: www.sdpsp.fgov.be (FR/NL/DE)

  • Service de médiation Pensions
    WTC III, Boulevard Simon Bolivar, 30 box 5, 1000 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 274 19 90
    Email: plainte@mediateurpensions.be
    Online: www.mediateurpensions.be

Mutual

Everyone must join a mutual benefit society to benefit from basic medical insurance.

  • Caisse auxiliaire d'Assurance Maladie-Invalidité
    Phone: +32 (0)2 229 35 00
    Online: www.caami.be (FR/NL/DE)

  • Christian mutual benefit society
    Phone: +32 (0)2 246 41 11
    Online: www.mc.be (FR/NL)

  • Socialist mutual benefit societies
    Phone: +32 (0)2 515 02 11
    Online: www.mutsoc.be (FR) - www.socmut.be (NL)

  • Neutral mutual benefit societies
    Phone: +32 (0)2 538 8300
    Online: www.mutualites-neutres.be (FR/NL)

  • Liberal mutual benefit society
    Phone: +32 (0)2 542 86 00
    Online: www.mutualiteliberale.be (FR/NL)

  • Independent mutual benefit societies
    Phone: +32 (0)2 778 92 11
    Online: www.mloz.be (FR/NL)

Unemployment and leave

You may be entitled to unemployment benefit or you may be entitled to take a career break to improve the balance between your life and work.

National Employment Agency (ONEM) – Brussels branch
Place Marcel Broodthaers 4, 1060 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 542 16 11
Online: www.onem.be (FR/NL)

Unions

Unions represent the interests of workers.

  • CSC-ACV (Christian union)
    Phone: +32 (0)2 246 31 11
    www.csc-en-ligne.be (FR/NL)

  • FGTB-ABVV (socialist union)
    Phone: +32 (0)2 552 03 41
    Online: www.fgtb.be (FR/NL)

  • CGSLB-ACLVB (liberal union)
    Phone: +32 (0)2 206 67 11
    Online: www.cgslb.be (FR/NL)