Luxembourg - Improvement of parental leave - December 31, 2017

The parliament passed a new system of work leave for family reasons, from January 2018, with changes to the number of days granted for paternity leave, the care of sick children and marriage. Among the biggest changes are an extension of paternity leave from two days to 10. Twelve weeks are granted for maternity leave – up from eight – while an allowance for days off to care for sick children is to be given in accordance with a child's age. The link below leads to an overview.

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