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Philippe De Wulf

Philippe De Wulf

Partner

Expertise

  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment and Labor
  • Labor Law
  • Social Security

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Employment and Labor Group
Member
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member
Profile
Philippe advises and assists Belgian and international corporations as well as senior executives in non-contentious and contentious employment matters across various sectors from ICT and automotive to hotels and chemicals. He has particular expertise in the employment, social security and pensions aspects of mergers and acquisitions and workforce restructuring.

As an experienced litigator, Philippe represents clients in a wide range of employment and social security disputes.

Having worked for both Belgian and international law firms, Philippe has considerable experience of cross-border employment situations.

Bar Admissions

Brussels Bar: 1995

Education

Human Resources Management (University College of Brussels - EMS EHSAL)
Master in European Law (University of Strasbourg)
Erasmus Exchange Programme (University of Leipzig)
Lic. Juris (University of Leuven)
Can. Juris (University of Namur)
Areas of Practice

Employee Benefits | Employment and Labor | Labor Law | Social Security | Sports and Recreation

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Philippe is a member of the International Bar Association, ‘Vereniging voor Sociaal Recht’, ‘Vereniging van Praktijkjuristen in Sociaal Recht’ and the European Employment Lawyers Association.

Articles

Social Elections Procedure Postponed due to COVID-19
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, May 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the social partners have decided to suspend the current social election procedure and postpone the continuation of this procedure until after the summer. On 24 March 2020 the National Labour Council (NLC) issued an opinion that highlighted the implications of this postponement for companies. This NLC opinion has been transposed into a law which was voted in Parliament on 23 April 2020. This article outlines the most important consequences for employers...

Can a Employer Oblige its Employees to Work From Home as Part of a Prevention Plan to Avoid the Further Breakout of the Coronavirus?
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, March 2020

Following the measures announced by the Federal Government on 12 March 2020, more and more employers are considering implementing a temporary telework regime, in which employees are required to work from home. Can an employer impose such a measure and what are the implications?    An employer cannot unilaterally oblige an employee to work from home, except if employees are exposed to specific health and safety related risks at work...

Additional Articles

"De Arbeidsrelatie wet: 5 jaar rechtspraak", Oriëntatie 2012, p. 179 – 192. (with S. Diels and M-A. Staar).

"Aandachts- en actiepunten voor het bestuur van een onderneming bij dreigende insolventie", DAOR 2010, p. 105. (with B. De Moor, S. Diels and V. Van Steenkiste).


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