Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.163 - European Social Charter (revised)

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 20/10/2019

Belgium

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 March 2004 – Or.Fr.

In accordance with Part III, Article A, paragraph 2, of the Charter, Belgium considers itself bound by the following articles of Part II:

Article 1 – the right to work
Article 2 - the right to just conditions of work
Article 3 - the right to safe and healthy working conditions
Article 4 – the right to a faire remuneration
Article 5 – the right to organize
Article 6 – the right to bargain collectively
Article 7 – the right of children and young persons to protection
Article 8 – the right of employed women to protection of maternity
Article 9 – the right to vocational guidance
Article 10 - the right to vocational training
Article 11 – the right to protection of health
Article 12 – the right to social security
Article 13 – the right to social and medical assistance
Article 14 – the right to benefit from social welfare services
Article 15 – the right of persons with disabilities to independence, social integration and participation in the life of the community
Article 16 – The right of the family to social, legal and economic protection
Article 17 – The right of children and young persons to social, legal and economic protection
Article 18 – The right to engage in a gainful occupation in the territory of other Parties
Article 19 – The right of migrant workers and their families to protection and assistance (except paragraph 12)
Article 20 – The right to equal opportunities and equal treatment in matters of employment and occupation without discrimination on the grounds of sex
Article 21 – The right to information and consultation
Article 22 – The right to take part in the determination and improvement of the working conditions and working environment
Article 25 – The right of workers to the protection of their claims in the event of the insolvency of their employer
Article 26 – The right to dignity at work (except paragraph 2) *
Article 29 – The right to information and consultation in collective redundancy procedures
Article 30 – The right to protection against poverty and social exclusion.

* Note of the Secretariat: See also Declaration from 10 June 2015.


Period covered: 01/05/2004 -
Articles concerned : A

Declarationfrom the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Belgium contained in an instrument registered at the Secretariat General on 10 June 2015 Or. Fr.

In accordance with Part III, Article A, paragraph 2, of the Charter, Belgium considers itself bound by the following articles of Part II:

Article 26 – The right to dignity at work (paragraph 2)
Article 27 – The right of workers with family responsibilities to equal opportunities and equal treatment (paragraph 1 and paragraph 2)
Article 28 – The right of workers' representatives to protection in the undertaking and facilities to be accorded to them.


Period covered: 01/08/2015 -
Articles concerned : A


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