Employment, labour and social security law
Peter Dufaux specializes in collective and individual labour law and social security law. Regarding collective labour law, his particular areas of focus are collective labour negotiations and the roles and functions of consultative bodies. Regarding individual labour law, Peter specializes in dismissals, justification of dismissals, and the dismissal of protected employees.
Peter Dufaux holds a Master of Laws (Vrije Universiteit Brussel – 1989) and a special Masters in Social Law (Vrije Universiteit Brussel – 1991). He started his career as an assistant in labour law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Today he is a lecturer on social law at Hogeschool PXL in Hasselt. He is also a voluntary assistant at the social law department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Peter was Human Resources Advisor for five years at an American chemical company. He advised the Belgian, European, and American human resources departments on collective labour negotiations, organization of social elections, the role and function of consultative bodies, social security law aspects, the law on dismissal, foreign executives, and migrant workers.
Peter writes and speaks regularly about the current topics in social law. His recent works feature remote working, working with consultative bodies, the right to disconnect from work, and issues of concern in social inspections.
Peter Dufaux took the attorney oath in June 1994 and was a member of the Brussels Bar for 13 years. Since 1 September 2007, he is a partner at Monard Law and a member of the Limburg Bar.