The law of 20 July 2017 published in the official Gazette of 1st August 2017 has amended the regime of financial aids granted to employers when they hire older or long-term unemployed people
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Amongst others, this implementation entails the introduction of a shared responsibility between a contractor and a sub-contractor including other companies involved towards posted employees and/or unions filing a claim for employees concerned.
These provisions introduce a new ICT permit type and also amend the currently existing types of work permits for third-country nationals.
A draft law number 7016 on flexible working time arrangements was introduced on July 27th, 2016. This draft bill has been voted on and published as the law dated 23 December 2016. The new legal provisions tend to limit the employer’s flexibility concerning the organisation of flexible working time systems.
The employees’ salary is increased by 2.5% as from January 1st, 2017. The new index is 794.54.
the minimum social salary will increase by 1,4% as of 1 January 2017; the salary for non-qualified employees will rise to EUR 1,949.86 per month (i.e. an increase of EUR 26.90) and for qualified employees it will rise to EUR 2,339.84 per month (i.e. an increase of EUR 32.28). Luxembourg has one of the highest minimum social salaries of all the EU member states.
The draft bill n° 6892 on the equal treatment of men and women has been voted by the Chamber of Deputies including new labour law provisions.
Social Security The Luxembourg social security system has been codified into a single unified system. The rates of contributions apply to compensation and earnings up to a maximum of five times the minimum reference social wage. The employee’s and employer’s contributions are the same (about 3,05 % for sickness and maternity leave and 8 % […]
Brief Description of Employees’ and Employers’ Associations In Luxembourg, the employees’ representation takes place on two levels: mandatory and voluntary. The registration of employers and employees in one of the 5 professional chambers is mandatory. In addition, both employees and employers can be members of a trade union on a voluntary basis. The employees have […]