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Advice and support for employees

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

Career advice and vacancies

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.beExternal link (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: www.socialsecurity.belgium.beExternal link (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: www.finances.belgium.beExternal link (FR/NL/DE)


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


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

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.beExternal link (FR/NL)


Unions represent the interests of workers.