Of the 425,000 workers in Luxembourg in 2016, 94% are employees. Of these employees, 94% have a permanent contract.
Any employer wishing to recruit an employee must conclude an employment
contract. This section explains the different employment contracts for
Each employee is entitled to a minimum of 25 working days of paid leave per
year. Additionally, the employee may apply for special leave.
The employer and the employee are bound by an employment contract specifying,
among other things, the weekly working time. In order to organise working time,
the employer must comply with specific regulations described in this section.
In case of termination of a work contract (dismissal or resignation) the
terminating party must respect certain procedures and periods of notice.