Luxembourg - Retail workers dispute Sunday opening - April 30, 2018

Trade union OGBL cannot back up the extension of Sunday opening hours. The union claims that extending opening hours would lead to staff being forced to cover shifts spanning the entire week and infringe on personal lives without sufficient financial reward. Allowing retailers, including shops, food businesses and commerce, to choose their opening times over a longer time-frame and have the option of being open for longer on Sundays would have negative repercussions for the work-life balance of workers in the industry.

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