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The standard work week in Belgium is 38 hours or eight hours a day.
Female employees receive 15 weeks maternity leave before the birth. Male employees receive up to four months of paternity leave.
Employees in Belgium generally receive 20 days of paid annual leave.
Employees are entitled to 30 days of paid sick leave.
Bonuses are common, with employees frequently receiving a 13thor 14th month payment.
The notice period is between two and 62 weeks, depending on length of service.
Belgium provides subsidized health care. Private insurance is also available.
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