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2017/44 Dismissal based on the ‘Bradford factor’ does not necessarily constitute discrimination (BE)

Keywords Discrimination other
Authors Gautier Busschaert
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Gautier Busschaert
Gautier Busschaert is an attorney at Van Olmen & Wynant in Brussels, www.vow.be.
  • Abstract

      On 10 January 2017, the Labour Court of Mons ruled that in the case of a collective dismissal, an employer may use absenteeism measured by the Bradford factor as a criterion for selecting employees for redundancy, without breaching anti-discrimination law.

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