The system also ensures a guaranteed minimum wage, as well as insurance on a number of factors – more information can be found here.
All residents of the country fall within the system, which includes benefits related to illness, workplace accidents and occupational diseases.
Any individual working within Luxembourg has to be a member of one of the public health insurance funds (with the CNS, the National Health Fund, being the Private Sector fund). The funds cover a number of risks, including maternity illnesses, work-related accidents or illnesses, old-age illnesses, disability, and long-term care insurance. On top of this, the fund covers a variety of healthcare expenses, such as GPs, specialists, dentists, and more. More information can be found here.
After a certain period of being on sick leave, the payment of your salary will be taken over by the CNS. The amount of money you will receive while recovering will be exactly the same as what you earn when in good health and at the office.
Balancing work and family life has never been as easy as now with my current employer since they are offering flexible working time and working from home.Chief Risk Officer
And the kids?
months part-time parental leave
The standard family allowance varies according to the number of children in the household. More information can be found here.
As a mother you will be entitled to a maternity benefit which is the equivalent of the gross taxable income that you would have earned if you had continued to work. It is paid for up to 6 months.
After the maternity leave, both parents can opt in for a parental leave. Full-time parental leave is granted for 6 months, while part-time leave is granted for 12 months.
highest minimum wage in Europe for skilled workers
months full-time parental leave
salaries are subject to indexation aligned to increases and decreases of the consumer price index