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01/07/24
Transparent and predictable working conditions: Modification…

The Chamber of Deputies finally proceeded to the first vote on 26 June 2024…

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17/05/24
EU updates rules on work and residence permits for third-cou…

Directive 2011/98/EU [1] of 13 December 2011 on the single permit (2011 Dir…

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Meal voucher reform: in force imminently

The revamp of meal vouchers in Luxembourg will have major repercussions for businesses. The aim is to modernise the meal voucher scheme and make it mo…

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New law on public holidays

In 2019, Luxembourg introduced a new public holiday on 9 May to celebrate Europe Day, bringing the number of public holidays to 11.

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2024 social elections for Luxembourg companies

Social elections take place every five years. On 12 March 2024, companies with at least 15 employees will hold social elections to vote for their staf…

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Date of the 2024 social elections confirmed

Every five years, Luxembourg’s employers are required to hold elections for their staff delegations, provided that they had at least 15 employees in t…

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Hiring third-country nationals in Luxembourg: the new law of 7 August 2023 in a nutshell

If you are a Luxembourg employer wishing to hire a third-country national – i.e. a person who is not a citizen of the European Union or who is not ent…

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Recent legal development in fighting inflation

From 1 September 2023, the index applicable to salaries increases from 921.40 to 944.43.

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Work-life balance : Modification of article L. 233-16 of the Labour Code and introduction of new extraordinary…

The Chamber of Deputies finally proceeded to the first vote on 11 July 2023 for the bill 8016 followed by the bill 8017, both amending the Labor Code …

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Towards more equal treatment of cross-border workers

From 1 January 2024, German tax residents employed by a business located in Luxembourg (and vice versa) will be able to work remotely for 34 days per …

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Luxembourg Labour Code: Introduction of the Right to Disconnect

On 13 June 2023, the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies adopted the bill amending the Luxembourg Labor Code with a view to introducing a provision relatin…

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The right to disconnect: coming imminently

Employers will have to put in place specific arrangements to protect employees’ right to disconnect, or face financial penalties.

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Pay transparency: get ready!

From 7 June 2026, employers in Luxembourg must significantly increase their transparency about the remuneration of men and women.

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Protection against moral harassment at work is finally introduced in the luxembourg labour code: overview of t…

While protection against sexual harassment has been included in the Labour Code for more than 20 years1, moral harassment has, until now, been largely…

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New law adopted on the whistleblowers’ protection transposing the EU Directive 2019/1937 of the European Parli…

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Entry into force of the law of 16 May 2023 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law: empl…

On 16 May 2023, the Luxembourg Parliament (Chambre des députés) adopted the long-awaited law (the "Law") transposing Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the E…

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Protection of whistle-blowers: what you need to know about the new law

On 16 May 2023, Bill of law No. 7945 was exempted from the second constitutional vote, meaning that Luxembourg will soon have a whistleblowing law, wh…

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Immigration: new restrictions on residence permits for personal reasons

From 12 May 2023, it will be harder for third-country nationals with no links to Luxembourg or the EU to obtain a residence permit for personal reason…

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Whistle-blower protection: first constitutional vote

Luxembourg will soon have a Whistle-blower Protection Law as theParliament voted the Bill of law no. 7945 on 2 May 2023 (first constitutional vote)

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Publication of the new law introducing in the Luxembourg employment code a protection against moral harassment…

Luxembourg Parliament voted on 9 March 2023 a new law published on 5 April 2023 and coming into force on 9 April 2023 (hereafter the “Law”), which wil…

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Vote du projet de loi introduisant un dispositif relatif à la protection contre le harcèlement moral au travai…

En date du 9 mars 2023, la Chambre des Députés a adopté le projet de loi portant modification du Code du travail en vue d’introduire un dispositif rel…

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Upcoming: New obligations to combat mobbing in employment relations to come

To fill an obvious legal vacuum in comparison with a number of EU Member States (including notably the three neighbouring countries), Bill of law n°78…

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