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Luxembourg's Ministry of Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy and the Ministry of the Economy have announced that businesses affected by the recent floods can apply for short-time work until 31 July 2021 inclusive.

Businesses impacted by the bad weather of 14 and 15 July 2021, and which encounter economic difficulties or are unable to continue their usual activity, can submit an application for short-time work via the online assistant on the MyGuichet platform. This concerns businesses which, following the floods, have suffered destruction or damage to their productive equipment, stock, operating and / or production premises.

The specific page describing the prerequisites and practical procedures for submitting this request, as well as a link to the electronic assistant on the MyGuichet platform developed by the Government IT Centre (Centre des technologies de l'information de l'État - CTIE), are now available on

To find out about the procedures for submitting a request to benefit from the short-time working scheme in the event of force majeure, the businesses concerned can also contact the secretariat of the Economic Committee (Comité de conjuncture) via tel.: 8002-9191 or email: