Since the law of 23 July 2015, the staff delegation has been able to designate an external expert.
The financial contribution of the company is for up to 1 expert and cannot exceed a certain percentage of the total number of employees registered with the CCSS (social security administration) for the previous year. The Grand-ducal regulation has now set this percentage at 0.10%.
Following the vote of bill number 7060 on 15 December 2017, the amendment of the number of extraordinary leave days for personal reasons entered into force on 1st January 2018.
Employment tribunal statistics show that the number of claims brought by a single claimant in the period July to September 2017 is up 64% on the same period in the previous year.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that it is unlawful to discriminate against an employee because of a perceived disability, even where the employee is not actually disabled.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who raised compliance issues purely because she was concerned about her own potential liability had not made a protected disclosure.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that an employer’s attempt to bypass a recognised trade union by negotiating directly with employees amounted to an unlawful inducement. Even if only one term of employment is determined by direct agreement that will be sufficient to amount to an unlawful inducement.
The Government Equalities Office has published a new toolkit for employers with recommendations on how to close the gender pay gap.
The Chancellor announced a number of measures which will be significant for employers in the Autumn budget 2017.
The Work and Pensions and BEIS Committees have published a joint report recommending legislation which aims to provide clarity on employment status and takes forward “the best” of the recommendations in the Taylor Review.