Luxembourg -Increase of partial unemployment -September 03, 2014

According to a report from the ‘Comité de conjoncture’, which analyses employment indicators, 16 firms applied for state funding to reduce working hours and save costs.

According to a report from the ‘Comité de conjoncture’, which analyses employment indicators, 16 firms applied for state funding to reduce working hours and save costs. Applications for the ‘partial unemployment scheme’ need to be renewed every month. Under the scheme, companies in difficult financial circumstances can place workers under reduced hours with the state compensating lost wages for employees.

French: https://www.gouvernement.lu/3968460/27-comite-conjoncture   

 

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