No right to telework in Luxembourg

Teleworking not allowed for now. [David Pereiras/Shutterstock]

Luxembourg’s government says it does not intend, for the time being, to give employees a “right to telework”, after MPs at the Cercle Cité on Monday (19 October) discussed a petition signed by 5,842 people calling for the “right to telework” to be recognised.

Labour Minister Dan Kersch recalled that he was in the process of negotiating a new agreement with trade unions regarding teleworking, which will be on a voluntary basis and “subject to a joint agreement between the employer and the employee”.

(Anne Damiani | EURACTIV.com)

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