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Employers facing Coronavirus COVID-19 – Luxembourg – 14 May 2020

Saturday, 29 February 2020, the Luxembourg authorities confirmed the first patient in Luxembourg infected with COVID-19, or the Coronavirus.

With this, the issue arises of the management of the risk of contagion in businesses in Luxembourg.Article L 312-4 of the Luxembourg Labor Code grants salaried employees the right of withdrawal (droit de retrait). However, an employee cannot unjustifiably refuse […]

May 14th, 2020|Legal news|Comments Off on Employers facing Coronavirus COVID-19 – Luxembourg – 14 May 2020|

Joint Interview Renaud LE SQUEREN (DSM) and Jean Nicolas MONTRIEUX (INOWAI) – Paperjam and INOWAI’s Observatoire de l’immobilier – 16 April 2020

A review of the development of telecommuting in Luxembourg and its challenges for the future after the crisis. Joint interview with Renaud LE SQUEREN (DSM Avocats à la Cour) and Jean-Nicolas MONTRIEUX (INOWAI) in Paperjam and INOWAI’s real estate viewpoint (observatoire de l’immobilier).
To read the article, click here ʺTélétravail: la crise laissera des tracesʺ
 

April 16th, 2020|Firm news|Comments Off on Joint Interview Renaud LE SQUEREN (DSM) and Jean Nicolas MONTRIEUX (INOWAI) – Paperjam and INOWAI’s Observatoire de l’immobilier – 16 April 2020|

Summary table on labor law in the face of COVID-19 – 15 April 2020

The rights of salaried employees and employers change. The Luxembourg government established new exceptions via numerous grand-ducal regulations that impacted certain aspects of labor law such as family-related leave, social plan negotiation, trial periods, statutory annual leave, protection from dismissal, hiring of students, partial employment compensation rate, etc.

Find out more about the measures that […]

April 15th, 2020|Legal news|Comments Off on Summary table on labor law in the face of COVID-19 – 15 April 2020|

Update of COVID-19 Economic Stabilisation Programme – 11 April 2020

On 9 avril 2020 Luxembourg’s COVID-19 economic stabilization programme was updated to include all 36 measures (available in EN, FR and DE). Since the presentation of the initial version on 25 March 2020, the economic stabilization programme has been expanded to include 12 new measures, among which are an emergency indemnity for self-employed persons […]

April 11th, 2020|Legal news|Comments Off on Update of COVID-19 Economic Stabilisation Programme – 11 April 2020|

Suspension of time limit for protection against employee dismissals in cases of inability to work – 10 April 2020

The time limit of twenty-six weeks of protection against dismissal under paragraph 3 of Article L. 121-6 of the Luxembourg Labour Code is suspended during the state of emergency pursuant to the latest Grand-Ducal Regulation derogating from Article L.121-6 of the Labour Code (in force) and entering into force on 8 April 2020 (Règlement […]

April 10th, 2020|Firm news|Comments Off on Suspension of time limit for protection against employee dismissals in cases of inability to work – 10 April 2020|

The right to annual leave – 4 April 2020

The aim of annual paid leave is to ensure the protection of the safety and health of workers.

In principle, leave is rest in exchange for work provided by the employee. However, does an employee in short-time working (chômage partiel) continue to accumulate days of leave? In certain cases of absence, the right to leave […]

April 4th, 2020|Legal news|Comments Off on The right to annual leave – 4 April 2020|

COVID-19 Force Majeure: First case of recognition by courts – 30 March 2020

Pursuant to Article 1148 of the Civil Code, in case of non-execution
ʺThere is no right to damages and interest when, by a case of force majeur or unforeseeable circumstances, a debtor is prevented from giving or doing that which he/she/it was obligated to do, or did something he/she/it was prohibited from doingʺ.
To qualify as […]

March 30th, 2020|Legal news|Comments Off on COVID-19 Force Majeure: First case of recognition by courts – 30 March 2020|

The 21 measures of the government’s economic support package and details on assistance to companies – 26 mars 2020

To find out about the 21 measures of the government’s economic support package and details on assistance to companies click here CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 // ECONOMIC SUPPORT PACKAGE.

8,8 billion euros to support the economy, equivalent to 14,2 % of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg’s GDP distributed as follows:

Partial unemployment: 1 billion euros
Extraordinary leave […]

March 26th, 2020|Legal news|Comments Off on The 21 measures of the government’s economic support package and details on assistance to companies – 26 mars 2020|

Appealing a Decision Against Limiting Acces to Beneficial Owner Personal Information

The Beneficial Owners Register (Registre des bénéficiaires effectifs or “RBE”), has been operational since 1 March 2019. The Law of 13 January 2019 establishing the RBE, and transposing Article 30 of Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the […]

March 16th, 2020|Legal news|Comments Off on Appealing a Decision Against Limiting Acces to Beneficial Owner Personal Information|

CNPD Recommendations on the Collection of Personal Data in the Context of a Public Health Crisis  – 11 March 2020

The National Commission for Data Protection (Commission nationale pour la protection des données or “CNPD”) published its French-language recommendations and sets limit on the collection of personal data during a health crisis (Coronavirus – Covid19) in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

With the Coronavirus, what are the main principles to follow in relation to […]

March 11th, 2020|Legal news|Comments Off on CNPD Recommendations on the Collection of Personal Data in the Context of a Public Health Crisis  – 11 March 2020|

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