“If we succeed for the next five years 237.000 new jobs to realize, the unemployment rate in Flanders up to 3 percent. That percentage is typically used as a benchmark to talk about full employment”, commented chairman Wouter Beke. He looks not only to the unemployed, but also to the 215.000 disabled, the 120,000 ondertewerkgestelden, the 37.000 leefloners in Flanders and the 155.000 people back home. CD&V also provides over 7,000 jobs in the social economy.
“The job growth that we seek will be 2.4 billion euro yield from additional tax revenue and savings on benefits. A portion of this amount we want to bet again for the economy: one billion euro for a new loonlastenverlaging for employers and the same amount for more purchasing power for employees”, summarized Kamerfractieleider Servais Verherstraeten the hatch purchasing power together.wage growth and tax relief
Through the flat-rate professional expenses can be a tax reduction to be implemented, suggested Verherstraeten. The wages may, with a 1.1 percent increase, with preservation of the indexeringsmechanisme. CD&V wants the silent workers - a nurse, a cashier, a chef... with a salary between 2,000 and 2,700 euro gross per month - next legislature to 600 euros net per year extra.
In the child benefit wants (CD&V) double deduction up to 14 years of age, tax relief for childcare for sick children and a double tax credit for single parents with children. The party also wants more and cheaper child care.
The provision, replacement rates and minimum pensions should be increased to at least the European poverty line. Entitled to cash benefits and part-time work should be possible. Benefits should automatically be provided, and the ‘only once’principle should be generalized.16 billion to invest in 2024
Flemish leader Peter Van Rompuy calls for the acceleration of the public investment grade to 3 percent, which amounts to 16 billion in 2024. It should go to high-quality, climate-resilient and affordable investment priority in public transport, bike paths, the elimination of accident black spots, school buildings, hospitals, and offshore wind farms.
“Equal pay for equal work in the same place, the fight against social fraud, strong health and loonbescherming: we are going to European not only more jobs, but also for fair and workable jobs. So that employees and employers can continue to grow”, stated deputy prime minister and European leader Kris Peeters. Europe must also play an important role in the fight against fraud and the coordination of social security across borders.