Short-time work during the "partial lockdown"

Following the announcement of the compulsory closure of certain businesses on the basis of the amended law of 17 July 2020 on the measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Luxembourg government has decided to introduce a "partial lockdown" short-time working scheme with an accelerated procedure that allows to benefit from the short-time working scheme for up to 100 % of the number of inactive hours during the closure period.

The submission deadline for applications regarding the "partial lockdown" short-time working scheme for the month of December 2020 and January 2021 is 30 December 2020 inclusive. The business, or its representative (e.g. a fiduciary), can submit the application using an online assistant available in their business eSpace in

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