Elections for staff delegation on 12 March 2019 | 9

14 Mar 2019

Next steps

Dorothée David
  • From 16 March to 1 April 2019: time period during which the election process can be disputed

In order to be admissible, any dispute relating to the electorate and the conduct of the electoral operations must be submitted by registered letter within 15 days further to the last day on which the results of the ballot were displayed, which, as a reminder, must have taken place from 13 to 15 March 2019 inclusive.

Disputes relating to the election process fall within the jurisdiction of the Director of the ITM, who will come to a substantiated decision within 15 days. The decision of the Director of the ITM may also be the subject of an appeal before the administrative courts within 15 days of its announcement. This appeal will have a suspensory effect.

The newly elected staff delegation may not be installed before the decision of the Director of the ITM, or of the administrative court of appeal where applicable.

If the elections are cancelled in accordance with the decision of the abovementioned bodies, new elections must be held within 2 months of the cancellation date.

Companies working from Tuesday to Saturday:

The time limit for disputing the election process in companies working from Tuesday to Saturday runs from 16 March 2019 to 30 March 2019.

  • As from 2 April 2019: installation of the staff delegation where there is no dispute

The newly elected staff delegation may only be installed at the end of the abovementioned 15-day period following the last day on which the results are displayed, i.e. not before Tuesday 2 April 2019, as long as no dispute regarding the election process is submitted within the given time period.