Working time

Standard working time, night work, overtime, rest periods, young workers.

Luxembourg :: Working hours

The Labour Code establishes a 40-hour average working week and eight-hour day, based on a rolling four-week reference period …

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Luxembourg :: Sunday working

Sunday working is generally prohibited, although it is permitted in certain sectors following notification of the Labour Inspectorate, for example:   –              Persons in management or senior roles may be required to work on Sundays, as may persons in the sales sector (for up to 4 hours), seasonal businesses, transports businesses and those in hotels or restaurants …

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Luxembourg :: Rest periods

If an employee is working for 6 or more hours they must receive a rest break,  these are commonly detailed collective agreements where applicable …

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Luxembourg :: Overtime

Overtime working should only be used in exceptional circumstances,  for example to prevent the loss of technical work results …

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Luxembourg :: Night work

Night work is generally work completed between 10pm and 6am,  however, for employees in hotels and restaurants it does not commence until 11pm …

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