Eurofound's EU PolicyWatch collates information on the responses of government and social partners to the COVID-19 crisis, the war in Ukraine, rising inflation, as well as gathering examples of company practices aimed at mitigating the social and economic impacts.
Factsheet for measure LU-2020-27/1121 – Updated – measures in Luxembourg
|Country||Luxembourg , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 03 July 2020|
|Context||COVID-19, War in Ukraine|
Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery
– Active labour market policies (enhancing employability, training, subsidised job creation, etc.)
|Author||Patrick Thill (LISER) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||14 September 2020 (updated 19 June 2023)|
In order to address the COVID-19 crisis and cushion effects on employment, the government has decided to launch tripartite negotiations with the employers' associations and the representative trade unions. The first meeting in July focused on a study of crisis' effects on employment and how to maintain employees in employment.
The representative trade unions OGBL, LCGB and CGFP, the employers' association UEL and the government agreed upon 10 measures that will be gradually implemented or further pursued in Luxembourg.
The following measures were identified as vital during the tripartite negotiations:
|Applies to all workers||Applies to all businesses||
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative||Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative|
|Form||Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies||Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
In addition to a series of working groups prior to the main tripartite negotiations, the social partners were fully involved and agreed upon the measures.
Social partners agreed upon the proposed measures during the negotiations.
Eurofound (2020), Negotiations by the Tripartite coordination committee on the COVID-19 crisis, measure LU-2020-27/1121 (measures in Luxembourg), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/LU-2020-27_1121.html
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