General Labor Federation of Belgium (ABVV/FGTB)
More than 80,000 hit the streets of Belgium against inflation

In the past few months, workers across Europe, including in Belgium, have been organizing frequent mobilizations against the ongoing cost of living crisis.

Workers Protest - Belgium Massive workers’ demonstration in Brussels seeks wage increase amid worsening cost of living crisis

Over 80,000 people marched in Brussels demanding that the government repeal the 1996 Wage Margin Act that acts as an obstacle to negotiating a maximum average wage increase

Workers Protest - Belgium (1) Belgian workers demand scrapping of Wage Margin Act of 1996

Belgian trade unions view the 1996 Wage Margin Act – which establishes a strict procedure to negotiate a maximum average wage increase – as a major impediment to raising salaries

Workers Protest - Belgium Belgian working class protests cost of living crisis, demands rise in wages

Like many other countries in Europe, Belgium is also experiencing a worsening cost of living crisis with higher energy and food prices triggered by the ongoing war in Ukraine and profiteering by monopolists

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