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Yousra El Alaoui


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Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Languages French, Dutch, English

Yousra is specialized in employment and social security law. She intervenes in litigious proceedings and advises clients in non-litigious files.

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  • 2018 – Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Complementary Master in Social Law
  • 2017 – Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Master in Law
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The new "corona" premi­um for em­ploy­ees : an in­ter­est­ing so­cial and tax...
On 1 Au­gust 2021, the 'corona premi­um' rules came in­to force in Bel­gi­um. This premi­um, paid in the form of con­sump­tion vouch­ers (either elec­tron­ic or pa­per), can be used in cer­tain busi­nesses and es­tab­lish­ments...
Bel­gi­um ex­tends and en­hances paid be­reave­ment leave
On 15 Ju­ly 2021, Bel­gi­um pub­lished the law of 27 June 2021 "ex­tend­ing be­reave­ment leave in the event of the death of a part­ner or child and in­tro­du­cing flex­ib­il­ity in tak­ing be­reave­ment leave" (“the...
Suc­ces­sion of fixed-term em­ploy­ment con­tracts and re­place­ment con­tracts:...
On 17 June 2021, the Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court is­sued an im­port­ant de­cision in which it ruled that the fact that there are no stat­utory pro­hib­i­tions or lim­its on al­tern­at­ing fixed-term em­ploy­ment con­tracts...
Are em­ploy­ees al­lowed to re­turn to the of­fice? Yes, but un­der cer­tain con­di­tions!
1. As a re­mind­er, in its meet­ing of 11 May 2021 the Con­sultat­ive Com­mit­tee de­cided that, if there were pos­it­ive de­vel­op­ments in the health situ­ation, it would de­ploy a four-step "sum­mer" plan, al­low­ing...
COV­ID-19: Cer­ti­fic­ate ne­ces­sary to jus­ti­fy pres­ence at the work­place
We would like to draw your at­ten­tion to the fact that a new min­is­teri­al de­cree was is­sued this Sunday set­ting out new meas­ures and ob­lig­a­tions for em­ploy­ers, in­clud­ing the fol­low­ing:1. Tele­work­ing at...
New law on post­ing
The Cham­ber of Rep­res­ent­at­ives re­cently ad­op­ted a new law con­cern­ing the post­ing of work­ers in Bel­gi­um. This law mainly amends the le­gis­la­tion con­cern­ing post­ing and tem­por­ary work. The main changes are...
New law sus­pend­ing la­bour elec­tions
The Bel­gian Par­lia­ment has just ad­op­ted a law to reg­u­late sus­pend­ing the 2020 so­cial elec­tions be­cause of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. The law will shortly be pub­lished in the Bel­gian Of­fi­cial Gaz­ette. The...
New law re­gard­ing the sus­pen­sion of the la­bour elec­tions
The Bel­gian Par­lia­ment yes­ter­day ad­op­ted a law aim­ing to reg­u­late the sus­pen­sion of the pro­ced­ure of so­cial elec­tions of 2020 due to the coronavir­us COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. The law will be pub­lished in the...
Bel­gi­um passes Brexit act, cov­ers em­ploy­ment & so­cial se­cur­ity is­sues
On 28 March 2019, the Bel­gian par­lia­ment passed the Brexit Act, which aims to tem­por­ar­ily deal with the con­sequences of a pos­sible Hard Brexit and con­tains the fol­low­ing meas­ures in the field of em­ploy­ment...