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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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