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Luxembourg: Training and development

Updating author: Patrick Ries, Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg

Original author: Arendt & Medernach

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Summary

  • There is no general statutory obligation on employers to provide vocational training for their employees, but employers can obtain public financial support for training provided to employees as part of a training plan that meets certain requirements. (See General)
  • Employees with at least six months' service are entitled to take paid training leave, if this is approved by the public authorities, while those with at least two years' service with their employer can apply for unpaid training leave. (See Training leave)
  • Apprenticeships must be based on a written apprenticeship contract, subject to various specific rules. (See Apprenticeships)
  • Students may undertake internships with employers, subject to various statutory rules. (See Internships)