Statistics on collective redundancies

- Filip Tilleman
Since 2011, the Belgian Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue has published quarterly statistics on collective redundancies on the website The number of collective redundancies announced in 2017 was remarkably low: 3,829. Compared to the record years 2012-2013, there was even a drop by 77%! However, the beginning of 2018 was another tough period, with 2,405 jobs in the first quarter.