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MOLITOR's Employment, Pensions & Immigration practice

MOLITOR have concentrated on employment law since its foundation 20 years ago and are leading employment and immigration law specialists in Luxembourg. The firm serves many local and international corporate and institutional clients including banks and financial institutions, commercial companies, industrial groups, senior managers, government and public administration, and law firms from Europe, the US and Asia several of whom refer all their legal requirements to MOLITOR’s lawyers.

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Individual and collective employment law

  • Employment contracts and service agreements including analysis of executive contracts
  • Dismissals and settlement procedures
  • Collective dismissals, employment maintenance plans and redundancy schemes
  • Working time arrangements
  • Employment policies and handbooks
  • Regulation of employment and working conditions
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Employment discrimination and harassment
  • Employee benefits and incentives, including executive compensation and benefits
  • Collective bargaining with the trade unions
  • Employee representation
  • Other aspects of human resources management

Transfer of undertakings and restructuring

  • M&A, Restructuring and reorganisations
  • Changes of corporate form
  • Due diligence
  • Liquidations
  • Spin-offs
  • Drafting of outsourcing contracts, agreements and service level agreements
  • Standardisation of employee compensation and benefits
  • International employment, including expatriation and secondments
  • Highly-qualified worker regulation compliance
  • Redundancy scheme negotiations
  • Transfer of business issues including negotiation of the conditions and ensuring the fulfillment of the transferee’s and transferor's obligations under Luxembourg law

Immigration and international mobility

  • Corporate relocation
  • Work permits and visas for Luxembourg
  • Healthcare and social security issues
  • Transfer and secondment of employees and directors to and from Luxembourg

Pensions and social security

  • Pension schemes
  • Healthcare
  • Unemployment rights
  • Pregnancy & maternity
  • Disability
  • Family allowance
  • Affiliation, registration and contributive obligations

Employment litigation

  • Wrongful termination
  • Employment contract issues
  • Executive contracts and compensation
  • Sensitive investigations
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Individual transfer rights and qualification problems related to minimum wage
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INTERNAL REGULATIONS: AN ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR THE EMPLOYER

02 October 2017

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Règlement intérieur: Un outil primordial pour l’employeur

27 September 2017

Moyen de communication entre l’employeur et ses salariés, outil de gouvernance au sein des groupes internationaux, le règlement intérieur permet de préciser les modalités de fonctionnement interne de l’entreprise. Préféré dans les grandes entreprises ou les structures anglo-saxonne, son utilisation demeure limitée par les entreprises luxembourgeoises. Les récentes décisions de la Cour de Justice des […]

Reforme des congés spéciaux – A quoi s’attendre ?

20 July 2017

Dans la lignée de la récente réforme menée en matière de congé parental, le projet de loi 7060 portant réforme de certains congés spéciaux, déposé en date du 13 septembre 2016 (le « Projet de Loi »), vise à poursuivre les efforts de modernisation des dispositions légales en la matière.  

Legislative Reform on Leave – What to Expect?

20 July 2017

Following on from the recent reform of parental leave, the draft law 7060 dated 13 September  2016, on the reform of special leave (the “draft law”), proposes further modernisation of the law on special leave.